MEMA’s “Safe Place to Go” ProgramMEMA’s Safe Room Program, “A Safe Place to Go” is NOT accepting applications, as funding was exhausted for the program in 2011. If MEMA receives funding for the program in the future, we will do extensive media promotions to notify residents in eligible counties about the program and how citizens may participate. Click here for more information about safe room standards.
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- GOV. BRYANT DECLARES MAY 27-31 AS HURRICANE PREPAREDNESS WEEK (5/24/2013) - PEARL – Gov. Phil Bryant has declared the last week of May as Hurricane Preparedness Week in Mississippi to make sure residents are prepared for the upcoming tropical weather season. The 2013 hurricane season is predicted to be an active … Continue reading
- SEVERE WEATHER EXPECTED THIS EVENING INTO TOMORROW (5/21/2013) - PEARL – The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency is asking residents to prepare for severe weather forecast to move through the state late Tuesday into Wednesday. The National Weather Service says that some areas of Mississippi could see severe thunderstorms, damaging … Continue reading
- FLASH FLOODING PROMPTS EVACUATIONS IN JACKSON COUNTY (5/1/2013) - PEARL – The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency has received reports of residential flooding and evacuations in Jackson County, as a result of torrential rains from a slow moving storm system. Emergency managers in Jackson County are reporting the evacuation of … Continue reading