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2012-09-25 12:58 - News Release

CLINTON, Miss. – The MEMA/FEMA disaster recovery center for George County, located at the George County Senior Center, 7102 Highway 198 East, Lucedale, will close effective 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 26. After that date, people affected by Hurricane Isaac still can register or get help online at www.DisasterAssistance.gov or visit a recovery center in another county. In addition to going on line, other ways to get assistance include:

2012-09-25 12:55 - News Release

CLINTON, Miss. – The MEMA/FEMA disaster recovery center for Clarke County, located at the Sunflower Grocery Shopping Center, 109 W. Donald St., Quitman, will close effective 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 26.After that date, people affected by Hurricane Isaac still can register or get help online at www.DisasterAssistance.gov or visit a recovery center in another county.In addition to going on line, other ways to get assistance include:

2012-09-25 12:42 - News Release

CLINTON, Miss. – The MEMA/FEMA disaster recovery center for Adams County, located at Parkway Baptist Church, 117 Seargent S. Prentiss Drive, Natchez, will remain open through Wednesday, Sept. 26. After that date, people affected by Hurricane Isaac can register online at www.DisasterAssistance.gov. Other ways to get assistance include:

2012-09-20 21:15 - News Release

CLINTON, Miss. – Nearly one in three Mississippi households affected by Hurricane Isaac uses the Internet or a Web-enabled cell phone to get disaster assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency. Of 18,000 households that requested FEMA help in the first two weeks after the storm, about 5,000 used a computer and an additional 1,000 used a smartphone. 

2012-09-19 17:16 - News Release

CLINTON, Miss. – Mississippi residents who suffered damage from wind and flooding caused by Hurricane Isaac can get free advice on rebuilding stronger, more disaster-resistant structures from Federal Emergency Management Agency mitigation specialists at the Lowe’s Home Improvement Warehouses in the following locations. Jackson County Lowe’s 3301 Denny Avenue Pascagoula, MS 39581 Hours: Mon.-Sat.7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

2012-09-19 13:12 - News Release

CLINTON, Miss. -- Receiving disaster assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency following Hurricane Isaac in Mississippi does not affect government assistance programs for lower-income individuals and families.

2012-09-17 19:22 - News Release

CLINTON, Miss. – The following are Hurricane Isaac recovery news items from the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency and the Federal Emergency Management Agency during the previous week.

2012-09-17 16:41 - News Release

CLINTON, Miss. – Less than three weeks after Hurricane Isaac struck Mississippi, approximately $9.9 million in state and federal aid has been approved to help those affected. The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency and Federal Emergency Management Agency provide the following snapshot of the disaster recovery effort as of Sept. 17:

2012-09-15 20:12 - News Release

CLINTON, Miss. – Disaster recovery centers have opened in Jackson and Natchez to help those with storm losses caused by Hurricane Isaac.  Center hours are 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. every day until further notice.  Here are the addresses of the newest centers: Adams County Parkway Baptist Church 117 Seargent S. Prentiss Drive Natchez, MS 39120 Hinds County

2012-09-15 13:59 - News Release

CLINTON, Miss. – Disaster recovery centers have opened in Wiggins and Quitman to help those with storm losses caused by Hurricane Isaac.  Center hours are 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. every day until further notice.  Here are the addresses of the newest centers:   Clarke County Sunflower Grocery Shopping Center 109 W. Donald St. Quitman, MS 39355 Stone County