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FEMA Issues Public Notice

ATLANTA – A public notice is now available that addresses the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s intention to reimburse eligible applicants for costs to repair or replace facilities damaged by severe storms, straight-line winds, tornadoes, and flooding in Mississippi from Feb. 22 to March 29 under disaster declaration DR-4429-MS.

20 Mississippi Counties Now Eligible for FEMA Help for Repair, Replacement and Response Costs

ATLANTA – Thirteen additional Mississippi counties can receive federal funding to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by severe storms, straight-line winds, tornadoes and flooding from Feb. 22 – March 29, 2019.

State and eligible local governments and certain private nonprofit organizations in the following counties are now eligible for federal grants under FEMA’s Public Assistance program: Alcorn, Carroll, Itawamba, Lafayette, Lee, Montgomery, Panola, Prentiss, Quitman, Tallahatchie, Union, Webster, and Yalobusha counties.

Programas de asistencia federal para el estado de Mississippi

A continuación, un resumen de los programas federales de asistencia por desastre que podrían estar disponibles según se necesite y se amerite bajo la declaración de desastre del Presidente Donald J. Trump para estado de Mississippi.

La asistencia para los gobiernos estatales y locales elegibles puede incluir según se requiera:

El Presidente Donald J. Trump declara un desastre mayor para Mississippi

WASHINGTON – La Agencia Federal para el Manejo de Emergencias (FEMA, por sus siglas en inglés) anunció que asistencia federal por desastre está disponible para el estado de Mississippi para suplementar los esfuerzos de recuperación estatales y locales en el área afectada por tormentas severas, inundaciones y tornados del 22 de febrero al 29 de marzo de 2019.

Federal Aid Programs for the State of Mississippi

Following is a summary of key federal disaster aid programs that can be made available as needed and warranted under President Donald J. Trump's disaster declaration issued for the state of Mississippi.

Assistance for State and Affected Local Governments Can Include as Required:

President Donald J. Trump Approves Major Disaster Declaration for Mississippi

WASHINGTON – FEMA announced that federal disaster assistance has been made available to the state of Mississippi to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by severe storms, straight-line winds, tornadoes and flooding from Feb. 22 – March 29, 2019.

FEMA Issues Public Notice

ATLANTA – A public notice is now available that addresses the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s intention to reimburse eligible applicants for costs to repair or replace facilities damaged by severe storms and flooding in Mississippi on Dec. 27-28, 2018 under disaster declaration DR-4415-MS.

National Youth Preparedness Council Seeks Nominations

ATLANTA – Youth from communities across the Southeast have just one more week to apply for FEMA’s national Youth Preparedness Council.

Youth who are interested in applying to the council must submit a completed application form, provide two letters of recommendation, and academic records. Students in 8th through 11th grade are eligible to apply. All applications and supporting materials must be received no later than 11:59 p.m. PDT, March 31. New council members will be announced in May.

You Have a Choice. Prepare for Emergencies Today.

ATLANTA – September is National Preparedness Month, and while many communities in the Southeast are still recovering from last year’s historic natural disasters, FEMA encourages residents to take the time now to choose disaster preparedness as a personal priority this year.

 

National Flood Insurance Program Probation Pending for Unincorporated George County, Miss.

ATLANTA- Unincorporated George County, Miss. will be placed in probationary status with the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) on November 28 unless deficiencies in the local floodplain management program are corrected. The county must also address violations of the criteria that are required for participation in the NFIP.