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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...
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July 6, 2001
Biloxi, MS -- In the aftermath of recent flooding from Tropical Storm Allison, plus the continuous threat of flooding during the hurricane season, disaster officials are reminding residents that they...
Mississippi
July 4, 2001
Biloxi, MS -- Three FEMA/MEMA damage inspection teams are working cooperatively in the field to assist local governments and agencies in Harrison, Hancock, Jackson, George and Pear River counties...
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June 26, 2001
Biloxi, MS -- The next step in the process of local governments applying for disaster assistance will begin on Wednesday with a briefing for local officials. Communities in the five counties of...
Mississippi
June 21, 2001
Washington, DC -- Federal disaster funds have been made available for Mississippi to help communities in the counties of George, Hancock, Harrison, Jackson and Pearl River recover from the effects of...
Mississippi
April 18, 2001
Washington, DC -- Federal disaster aid has been made available for Mississippi to help families and communities recover from the effects of severe storms and floods that hit the state earlier this...
Mississippi
April 3, 2001
Tupelo, MS -- Advisors from the Federal Emergency Management Agency's (FEMA) Hazard Mitigation team will be touring local sites during the next week to demonstrate the effectiveness and affordability...
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April 2, 2001
Tupelo, 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...
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March 30, 2001
Tupelo, MS -- With the deadline for registering for disaster recovery assistance approaching, state and federal officials have already approved more than $12.8 million to Mississippians who suffered...
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March 22, 2001
Tupelo, MS -- Disaster assistance to Mississippi's 50 tornado-ravaged counties reached $7.9 million in the first month of federal/state recovery efforts as the number of residents applying for state...
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