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...
December 19, 2001
FEMA's Disaster Information Helpline Available to Those Affected by Recent Severe Storms, Tornadoes and Flooding
Jackson, MS -- A toll-free Disaster Information Helpline, 1-800-621-3362 (1-800-462-7585 for the hearing impaired), has been established for those who were affected by the recent tornadoes, flooding...
December 18, 2001
Jackson, MS -- Most federal and state disaster assistance programs are designed to meet emergency needs in the form of disaster grants for immediate housing requirements and emergency repairs. These...
December 16, 2001
Jackson, MS -- State and federal disaster recovery officials advise Mississippi residents who have disaster-related damage to be extremely careful when hiring contractors to clean up and repair their...
December 14, 2001
Jackson, MS -- State and federal disaster recovery officials issued these recovery assistance tips today for residents of Mississippi who suffered uninsured or underinsured losses resulting from the...
December 13, 2001
Jackson, MS -- Federal and state disaster officials urge people to take extra precautions when returning to flood-damaged homes, apartments or businesses. "The dangers are not over just because the...
December 12, 2001
Jackson, MS -- A grant program, administered by the State of Mississippi, has been activated to assist Mississippians cover the costs of disaster-related needs and expenses not covered by insurance...
December 10, 2001
Temporary Disaster Housing Available To Victims Whose Homes Are Unlivable Because Of The Flooding And Tornadoes; Apply For Assistance At 1-800-621-3362
Atlanta, GA -- Residents of 10 Mississippi counties whose homes were damaged or destroyed as a result of the recent tornadoes and flooding may be eligible for temporary housing assistance, according...
December 9, 2001
Mississippi Tornado Victims Can Apply For Assistance By Calling Fema's Toll-Free Registration Number
Atlanta, GA -- A special toll-free telephone number, 1-800-621-FEMA (3362), is in operation for residents of 10 Mississippi counties who were affected by the tornadoes and other extreme weather that...
December 7, 2001
Washington, DC -- The head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today that federal disaster aid has been made available for Mississippi families and businesses victimized by...