Disaster Assistance for January 2017 Tornadoes Residents in Forrest, Lamar, Lauderdale & Perry counties affected by the tornadoes can apply for disaster assistance. More counties could be added pending damage assessments. Residents can register by calling 1-800-621-FEMA (3362) or 1-800-462-7585 (TTY) or by visiting www.disasterassistance.gov. Click here for more information.
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- Gov. Bryant Declares Spring Severe Weather Preparedness Week 2017 (2/17/2017) - PEARL – The months of March, April and May bring the greatest threat of severe weather to Mississippi. Therefore Gov. Phil Bryant has declared Feb. 20-24, 2017 as Spring Severe Weather Preparedness Week. National Weather Service records show there have been 821 … Continue reading
- President Trump Declares Major Disaster for Mississippi (2/10/2017) - WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced that federal disaster assistance has been made available to the state of Mississippi to supplement state, tribal, and local recovery efforts in the area affected by severe storms, tornadoes, straight-line … Continue reading
- Federal Aid Programs for the State Of Mississippi (2/10/2017) - Following is a summary of key federal disaster aid programs that can be made available as needed and warranted under President Trump’s disaster declaration issued for the State of Mississippi. Assistance for Affected Individuals and Families Can Include as Required: … Continue reading