Mississippi Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding (DR-4248)
Major Disaster Declaration declared on January 04, 2016
Individual Assistance Applications
Total Individual & Households Program
Dollars Approved: $2,903,899.73
Total Public Assistance Grants
Dollars Obligated: $5,543,015.89
Designated Counties (Individual Assistance):Benton, Coahoma, Marshall, Monroe, Panola, Prentiss, Quitman, Tippah
Stay in Touch With FEMA to Keep Recovery Going
Survivors of the December storms, tornadoes and flooding in Mississippi are encouraged to keep their recovery process on track by calling the FEMA helpline. The deadline to register with FEMA was March 4, but survivors can still call to check on the status of their applications, appeal decisions, update contact information, or ask questions about the process.
Survivors can call 800-621-3362, which is video relay service accessible.
Survivors who are deaf, hard of hearing or who have difficulty speaking may call TTY 800-462-7585. Helpline hours are 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. seven days a week.
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Individual Assistance - Dollars Approved
Total Individual & Households Program (IHP) - Dollars Approved*
Total Housing Assistance (HA) - Dollars Approved*
Total Other Needs Assistance (ONA) - Dollars Approved*
Total Individual Assistance (IA) - Applications Approved*
Public Assistance - Dollars Approved
Total Public Assistance Grants (PA) - Dollars Obligated✝
Emergency Work (Categories A-B) - Dollars Obligated✝
Permanent Work (Categories C-G) - Dollars Obligated✝
* Dollars Approved: Assistance dollars approved but not necessarily disbursed.
✝ Dollars Obligated: Funds made available to the State via electronic transfer following FEMA's final review and approval of Public Assistance projects.
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