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2016-01-16 04:21 - News Release

OXFORD, Miss. – Less than a month after severe storms, tornadoes and flooding swept across Mississippi, more than $1.5 million in state and federal disaster assistance has been approved to help those affected by the storms.The Federal Emergency Management Agency has been contacted by 775 people for help or information regarding disaster assistance.

2016-01-14 22:16 - News Release

OXFORD, Miss. – A disaster recovery center is open in Tippah County to provide assistance to survivors of the December storms, tornadoes and floods that affected Mississippi.The recovery center is run jointly by the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency and the Federal Emergency Management Agency, and hosts representatives of federal and state agencies who can explain the various programs designed to help survivors recover.

2016-01-13 23:27 - News Release

OXFORD, Miss. - A disaster recovery center is open in Quitman County to provide assistance to survivors of the December storms, tornadoes and floods that struck Mississippi.The recovery center is run jointly by the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency and the Federal Emergency Management Agency, and hosts representatives of federal and state agencies who can explain the various programs designed to help survivors recover.

2016-01-12 18:51 - News Release

OXFORD, Miss. – A disaster recovery center is open in Coahoma County to provide assistance to survivors of the December storms, tornadoes and floods that struck Mississippi.The recovery center is run jointly by the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency and the Federal Emergency Management Agency, and hosts representatives of federal and state agencies who can explain the various programs designed to help survivors recover.

2016-01-10 21:06 - News Release

OXFORD, Miss. – Disaster recovery centers are open in Benton and Marshall counties to help Mississippi survivors recover from the December storms, tornadoes and floods.The centers will be open seven days a week until further notice. The disaster recovery centers are operated by the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency and the Federal Emergency Management Agency in partnership with county and local agencies.Disaster recovery center locations:Benton CountyAshland Fire Department60 Third St.

2016-01-10 19:16 - News Release

OXFORD, Miss. – Disaster survivor assistance teams are working in storm-stricken neighborhoods helping Mississippians recover from the December storms.The teams are made up of disaster specialists from the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency and the Federal Emergency Management Agency. They are canvassing areas to give residents an opportunity to register for disaster assistance and to quickly address immediate and emerging needs. The teams can also provide application updates and referrals to additional resources when needs remain.

2016-01-08 22:52 - News Release

PEARL, Miss. – Housing inspectors contracted by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) are assisting eligible survivors of the recent severe storms, tornadoes and flooding by visiting neighborhoods and checking for damage.

2016-01-05 19:01 - News Release

PEARL, Miss.-- Homeowners, renters and business owners affected by the recent severe storms, tornadoes and flooding in Mississippi that occurred December 23-28, 2015, are urged to register with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), as they may be eligible for disaster assistance.The presidential disaster declaration on January 4th makes federal assistance available to eligible individuals and business owners in Benton, Coahoma, Marshall, Quitman, and Tippah counties.

2016-01-04 21:50 - News Release

Following is a summary of key federal disaster aid programs that can be made available as needed and warranted under President Obama's disaster declaration issued for the State of Mississippi.Assistance for Affected Individuals and Families Can Include as Required:

2016-01-04 21:43 - News Release

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) today announced that federal disaster assistance has been made available to the state of Mississippi to supplement state, tribal and local recovery efforts in the area affected by severe storms, tornadoes, straight-line winds, and flooding during the period of December 23-28, 2015.The President's action makes federal funding available to affected individuals in Benton, Coahoma, Marshall, Quitman, and Tippah counties