CLINTON, Miss. – Those who received a determination letter from FEMA should take note of the date the letter was written. Appeals to FEMA or submission of missing documents must be made within 60 days of that date. Survivors can ask for another review to appeal the amount or type of help or any decision made about federal disaster assistance. Many issues can be resolved to allow applicants to receive disaster assistance. The appeal must be in writing and explain why you disagree with a decision. Attach any new or additional documents supporting the appeal.
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CLINTON, Miss. – Slow-moving Hurricane Isaac sat on the Mississippi coast for two days dumping rain, totaling up to 20 inches in places, and battering coastal areas with a 10-foot storm surge. Rivers reached near-historic flood levels. Flooding damaged or destroyed nearly 3,000 homes, according to state officials.
CLINTON, Miss. – In nearly seven weeks since Hurricane Isaac struck Mississippi, $21.9 million in state and federal aid has been approved to help those affected. MEMA and FEMA provide the following snapshot of the disaster recovery effort as of Oct. 22:
CLINTON, Miss. – The rebuilding of Mississippi public infrastructure in the aftermath of Hurricane Isaac is underway, with more than $55 million in damage identified as potentially eligible for federal assistance.
CLINTON, Miss. – Just two weeks remain to register for federal assistance for those who sustained damage during Hurricane Isaac. Perhaps you registered, but what about your family, friends and neighbors? Don’t let them pass up help for which they may be eligible. Help spread the word that the deadline to register with FEMA and to return an application for physical damage to the U.S. Small Business Administration is Wednesday, Oct. 31.
CLINTON, Miss. – In nearly seven weeks since Hurricane Isaac struck Mississippi, more than $20.3 million in state and federal aid has been approved to help those affected. MEMA and FEMA provide the following snapshot of the disaster recovery effort as of Oct. 15:
CLINTON, Miss. – Mississippians who applied for FEMA assistance are urged to stay in touch with the agency for several reasons even after disaster recovery centers closed Oct. 12. Applicants can track their claims and should notify FEMA of changes to their mailing addresses, phone numbers or email addresses and if they receive insurance settlements or discover additional damages. Those who have not registered for FEMA assistance are urged to do so before the registration deadline of Oct. 31. Here is how to reach FEMA:
CLINTON, Miss. – Hurricane Isaac survivors in Mississippi who let their flood insurance policies lapse may be able to receive federal disaster assistance. Survivors who received their policies through a Federal Emergency Management Agency grant but let their policies lapse are ineligible for federal disaster loans or grants to be used for home repairs. However, FEMA is reaching out to them because they are eligible for grants that would pay for a temporary place to stay if their primary residence is uninhabitable as a result of the storm.
CLINTON, Miss. – In nearly six weeks since Hurricane Isaac struck Mississippi, more than $18 million in state and federal aid has been approved to help those affected. MEMA and FEMA provide the following snapshot of the disaster recovery effort as of Oct. 6:
CLINTON, Miss. – This is the final week for Mississippians to visit the four remaining FEMA disaster recovery centers. Although the centers will close, Mississippians can continue to register over the phone or online through Oct. 31. The centers, closing at 6 p.m. Friday, Oct. 12, are located at: