January 8, 2002
Jackson, MS -- Federal and state disaster officials caution that the only way to full recovery following a disaster is by having flood insurance. Disaster aid will not cover all losses. Flood...
January 4, 2002
Jackson, MS -- Federal and state disaster assistance to 15 disaster-stricken Mississippi counties reached $1,561,463 today. Applications totaling 1032 have been received from individuals, families...
January 3, 2002
Jackson, MS -- Federal disaster funds have been made available for Holmes and Sharkey counties today to help local governments rebuild public property damaged by the recent severe storms, tornadoes...
January 2, 2002
Jackson, MS -- In the aftermath of recent flooding from severe storms beginning November 24, disaster officials are reminding residents that they may purchase flood insurance coverage through the...
December 31, 2001
Jackson, MS -- The process of applying for federal disaster assistance for debris removal, emergency protective measures, and the repair, restoration and replacement of public facilities damaged as a...
December 31, 2001
Jackson, MS -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has approved a Crisis Counseling Immediate Services grant application by the State of Mississippi to pay for 60 days of free counseling...
December 28, 2001
Counties Added to Disaster Declaration Can Get Federal and State Assistance if Affected by Storms and Flooding
Jackson, MS -- Renters, homeowners and business owners who sustained losses as a result of the recent tornadoes, flooding and severe storms may find help through a variety of state and federal...
December 27, 2001
Jackson, MS -- Residents located in the 15 disaster declared Mississippi counties who are unemployed because of the recent tornadoes, flooding and severe storms are now eligible to apply for disaster...
December 21, 2001
More Than $714,500 in Disaster Aid Now Delivered; 778 Applications for Disaster Assistance Received So Far
Jackson, MS -- Federal and state disaster assistance to the 15 disaster-stricken Mississippi counties reached $714,576, today. More than 778 applications have been received from individuals, families...
December 20, 2001
Jackson, MS -- Disaster assistance for Benton, Bolivar, Coahoma, Humphreys, Leake, Marshall, Panola, Prentiss, Quitman, Sunflower, Tallahatchie, Tippah, Tunica and Washington has been expanded to...