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June 2, 2014
JACKSON, Miss. – The June 30 deadline is less than thirty days away for individuals and households to register with FEMA for assistance to recover from damage caused by severe storms, tornadoes and...
June 2, 2014
JACKSON, Miss. – Residents in the Columbus area can learn how to build or rebuild to reduce the likelihood of damage the next time severe storms, tornadoes or floods hit. Federal Emergency Management...
May 29, 2014
JACKSON, Miss. – Residents in the Louisville area can learn how to build or rebuild to reduce the likelihood of damage the next time severe storms, tornadoes or floods hit. Federal Emergency...
May 29, 2014
JACKSON, MS. — Survivors may not know about disaster help from the U.S. Small Business Administration that could lead to a smarter, faster recovery for businesses, homeowners, renters or private...
May 28, 2014
JACKSON, Miss. – It was April 28 when tornadoes swept from west to east across Mississippi, the beginning of five days of severe storms that also brought rain and flooding. The National Weather...
May 28, 2014
JACKSON, Miss. – The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency, the U.S. Small Business Administration and the Federal Emergency Management Agency have approved more than $10.8 million in total...
May 27, 2014
JACKSON, Miss. – One day remains to visit the disaster recovery center in Waynesboro, which closes at 6 p.m. Wednesday, May 28.Also closing this week, at 6 p.m. Friday, are the disaster recovery...
May 27, 2014
JACKSON, Miss. – Some Mississippi tornado survivors who registered for federal disaster assistance may receive letters or other correspondence from the Federal Emergency Management Agency that say...
May 24, 2014
JACKSON, Miss. – Residents in the Tupelo area can learn how to build or rebuild to reduce the likelihood of damage the next time severe storms, tornadoes or floods hit. Federal Emergency Management...
May 24, 2014
JACKSON, Miss. – The disaster recovery center in Waynesboro will be open only Tuesday and Wednesday, May 27-28, from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., then closed.In Columbus, the disaster recovery center located on...
May 23, 2014
JACKSON, Miss. – Federal assistance approved for disaster survivors in 12 Mississippi counties has reached more than $10 million.Just three weeks after tornadoes ripped through Mississippi, FEMA’s...
May 22, 2014
JACKSON, Miss. – Disaster survivors should check a contractor’s credentials before signing a rebuilding contract. The Mississippi Board of Contractors cautions that fraudulent contractors are...
May 22, 2014
JACKSON, Miss. – The six disaster recovery centers open in Mississippi to provide information for survivors of the recent severe storms, tornadoes and flooding will be closed on Memorial Day, May 26...
May 21, 2014
JACKSON, Miss. – FEMA does not duplicate benefits that homeowner or renter insurance covers, but it may be able to provide disaster assistance when insurance coverage is not enough to cover the...
May 20, 2014
JACKSON, Miss. – Survivors have until 6 p.m. Friday, May 23, to visit the disaster recovery centers in Itawamba and Rankin counties. Mississippi disaster survivors can visit any of the disaster...
May 20, 2014
JACKSON, Miss. – A cooperative effort involving the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency (MEMA), federal agencies including FEMA, local governments and volunteer groups is underway to help...
May 16, 2014
JACKSON, Miss. – Beginning Saturday, May 17, hours of operation of the eight Disaster Recovery Centers open in Mississippi will change. Survivors may visit any center for assistance. The new...
May 16, 2014
MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Alabamians are urged to file for disaster assistance through the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) if their homes were damaged during the storms, tornadoes and flooding...
May 16, 2014
JACKSON, Miss. – Federal assistance approved for disaster survivors in 12 Mississippi counties has reached nearly $7 million.All emergency shelters have closed and all disaster survivors are...
May 15, 2014
JACKSON, Miss. – The Canton Disaster Recovery Center in Madison County will be open until 8 p.m. Friday, May 16, to assist Mississippi residents affected by the severe storms, tornadoes and flooding...

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