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FEMA Issues Public Notice

Release date: 
May 21, 2020
Release Number: 
DR-4538-MS NR-001

Canton, MS – A public notice is now available that addresses the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) intention to reimburse eligible applicants for costs to repair or replace facilities damaged by severe storms, flooding and mudslides occurring February 10, 2020 through February18, 2020 in Mississippi under disaster declaration DR-4538-MS.

The notice is now posted on FEMA’s Mississippi disaster declaration website at, and the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency website at

Attala, Carroll, Claiborne, Clay, Copiah, Grenada, Hinds, Holmes, Leflore, Warren and Yazoo, have been designated adversely affected by the disaster and eligible for PA Categories A, B, C, D, E, F, and G including Direct Federal Assistance. The Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP) will be available statewide.

The notice describes proposed activities that may affect historic properties and activities and critical actions that may affect wetlands and floodplains.
For routine activities, this will be the only public notice provided.

Interested persons may obtain information about these actions or a specific project by writing to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Federal Emergency Management Agency – Region IV - EHP, 3003 Chamblee Tucker Rd, Atlanta, GA 30341-4112, or via email to

Please include in the subject line of the email, “DR-4538-MS EHAD”. Comments should be sent in writing at the above address within 15 days of the date of this notice.

FEMA is required by law to provide public notice of its intent to provide federal assistance and grant opportunities through the Public Assistance (PA), Individual Assistance (IA), or Hazard Mitigation Grant (HMGP) programs.


FEMA’s mission: Helping people before, during, and after disasters.

Last Updated: 
May 21, 2020 - 13:33