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March 6, 2013
PURVIS, Miss. – The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency and the Federal Emergency Management Agency remind those who want to meet with disaster recovery specialists that Saturday, March 9 will be...
March 5, 2013
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) are teaming up to promote National Severe Weather Preparedness Week March 3-9. Severe...
March 5, 2013
The Alabama Emergency Management Agency (AEMA) and Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) are teaming up to promote National Severe Weather Preparedness Week March 3-9. Sponsored by FEMA and the...
March 5, 2013
PURVIS, Miss. – Anyone seeking disaster assistance who does not return their U.S. Small Business Administration loan application could be throwing money away. Officials from the Mississippi Emergency...
March 5, 2013
PURVIS Miss. – An outreach team from the Federal Emergency Management Agency will be at Lowe’s home improvement store in Petal this week to explain techniques that may reduce potential damage to...
March 4, 2013
PURVIS, Miss. – Homeowners, renters and businesses in Forrest, Jefferson Davis, Lamar, Marion and Wayne are eligible for federal disaster assistance. But not everyone affected by the storm’s...
March 4, 2013
PURVIS, Miss. – Two additional counties have been designated for disaster assistance to households and businesses as part of Mississippi's federal disaster declaration, according to officials from...
March 4, 2013
ATLANTA – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has approved two grants which will help communities in Kentucky take steps to reduce future flood damage.The first grant of more than $1.6...
March 1, 2013
PURVIS, Miss. – A tight-knit group of nine drove from a disaster assignment in New York to report to another, hundreds of miles away in Mississippi, upholding their pledge to “get things done” for...
March 1, 2013
PURVIS, Miss. – The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency and the Federal Emergency Management Agency remind those who want to meet with disaster recovery specialists that Saturday, March 2 will be...
March 1, 2013
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) today announced that federal disaster aid has been made available for the Eastern Band of Cherokee...
March 1, 2013
Following is a summary of key federal disaster aid programs that can be made available as needed and warranted under President Obama’s major disaster declaration issued for the Eastern Band of...
March 1, 2013
PURVIS, Miss. – Jefferson Davis County has been designated for disaster assistance to households and businesses as part of Mississippi's federal disaster declaration, according to officials from the...
February 28, 2013
PURVIS, Miss. – On the campus of the University of Southern Mississippi, a table was set up this week in the lobby of the R.C. Cook Student Union. Behind it sat folks from the Federal Emergency...
February 28, 2013
ATLANTA – New flood insurance rate maps will soon go into effect in metro Atlanta for communities in the Upper Chattahoochee River Region, specifically in Cobb, Douglas, Forsyth, Gwinnett, DeKalb and...
February 27, 2013
PURVIS, Miss. – More than $1.8 million in federal disaster assistance is in the hands of survivors of the recent storms, tornadoes and flooding in Mississippi. This includes more than $1.3 million...
February 27, 2013
PURVIS, Miss. – An outreach team from the Federal Emergency Management Agency will be at Economy Supply, Hattiesburg’s hometown supply company, this week to explain techniques to reduce potential...
February 26, 2013
PURVIS, Miss. – Some people who have registered for federal assistance were sent an application for a low-interest disaster loan from the U.S. Small Business Administration, and many are wondering...
February 26, 2013
PURVIS, Miss. – As Mississippians clean up from the recent storms, tornadoes, and flooding, some will have to deal with mold before returning home. Mold can be a health hazard; it can also cause...
February 26, 2013
PURVIS, Miss. – There will be changes this week at Disaster Recovery Centers in Mississippi. The State of Mississippi and the Federal Emergency Management Agency closely monitor visitor traffic at...

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