News and Media: Disaster 4697

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FEMA has approved $1,526,222 to reimburse the Monroe County Electric Power Association for emergency protective measures following the March 24-25, 2023, severe storms, straight-line winds and tornadoes.
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FEMA has approved $1,934,879 to reimburse Sharkey County for emergency protective measures following the March 24-25 Severe Storms, Straight-line Winds and Tornadoes.
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FEMA has approved $2,411,803.50 to reimburse the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) for emergency protective measures following the March 24-25 Severe Storms, Straight-line Winds and Tornadoes.
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FEMA Individual Assistance grants and Small Business Administration disaster loans are only parts of the recovery solution for survivors of the March tornadoes in Mississippi. State, nonprofit and federal programs also can help.
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Six months since the major disaster declaration for the March 24-25 severe storms and tornadoes in Mississippi, $32.7 million and counting in federal support has been approved by FEMA and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) for homeowners, renters and businesses. FEMA remains in the affected communities to support recovery, working with local and state officials to provide temporary housing and Public Assistance grants.
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Mississippi; FEMA-4697-DR

Report on Preliminary Damage Assessment (PDA) information for FEMA-4697-DR; Mississippi as a result of severe storms, straight-lien winds, and tornadoes during the period of March 24-25, 2022.

FEMA Administrator Deanne Criswell provides an update on FEMA’s response and recovery efforts following the recent tornadoes that impacted Mississippi at a press conference with other federal, state and local officials.
Secretary Mayorkas, FEMA Administrator Criswell Visit Devastated Areas of Mississippi

ROLLING FORK, Miss. -- FEMA Administrator Deanne Criswell provides an update on FEMA’s response and recovery efforts following the recent tornadoes that impacted Mississippi at a press conference with other federal, state and local officials. (FEMA photo)

DHS Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas, FEMA Administrator Deanne Criswell meet with federal, state and local officials at Mississippi Emergency Management Agency regarding recent tornadoes that swept across the state.
Secretary Mayorkas, FEMA Administrator Criswell Visit Devastated Areas of Mississippi

ROLLING FORK, Miss. -- DHS Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas, FEMA Administrator Deanne Criswell meet with federal, state and local officials at Mississippi Emergency Management Agency regarding recent tornadoes that swept across the state. (FEMA photo)

DHS Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas, FEMA Administrator Deanne Criswell and other emergency management officials speak with a survivor of the devastating tornadoes that impacted Mississippi. (FEMA photo)
Secretary Mayorkas, FEMA Administrator Criswell Visit Devastated Areas of Mississippi

ROLLING FORK, Miss. -- DHS Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas, FEMA Administrator Deanne Criswell and other emergency management officials speak with a survivor of the devastating tornadoes that impacted Mississippi. (FEMA photo)