News and Media: Disaster 4626

Press Releases & Fact Sheets


Mississippians receiving Social Security or other government payments have no cause for concern that FEMA disaster assistance might affect their benefits.
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Mississippi homeowners, renters, business owners and nonprofits in Amite, Hancock, Harrison, Jackson, Pearl River, Pike, Walthall and Wilkinson counties who had property damage or other uninsured losses caused by Hurricane Ida have less than two weeks left to apply for federal disaster assistance.
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As eligible Mississippians begin to receive federal assistance, FEMA urges applicants to use the money for disaster-related expenses only as allowed.
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If you applied to FEMA for disaster assistance after Hurricane Ida swept through Mississippi, you may have already received a letter of determination -- and maybe you do not agree with the finding. You have the right to appeal the decision.
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Mississippians who applied for assistance from FEMA after Hurricane Ida should stay in touch with the agency to update application details with any new information. It is critical to keep FEMA advised. Missing or outdated material could delay your getting help.
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Mississippi; FEMA-4626-DR

Report on Preliminary Damage Assessment (PDA) information for FEMA-4626-DR; Mississippi as a result of Hurricane Ida during the period of August 28 to September 1, 2021.