Hurricane Season: Are you Prepared?Hurricane season is underway, June 1 to Nov. 30. Do you have a plan? Personal hurricane plans should be designed so you can take quick action when a storm is approaching. Have the conversation with your family about hurricane preparedness now. Click here for more information about hurricane preparedness.
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.
MEMA is EMAP accreditedThe Emergency Management Accreditation Program (EMAP), an independent non-profit organization, is a standard-based voluntary assessment & peer review accreditation process for government programs responsible for coordinating prevention, mitigation, preparedness, response, and recovery activities for natural & human-caused disasters. MEMA recieved it’s accreditation in April of 2011.
Disaster Preparedness Saves Lives and Property.
- SECOND ROUND OF STORMS MOVING INTO MISSISSIPPI (4/14/2014) - PEARL – The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency and the National Weather Service are reminding residents to be prepared as the second round of severe weather moves into Mississippi. Meteorologists with the NWS say that thunderstorms will continue across much of … Continue reading
- MORE SEVERE WEATHER EXPECTED IN MISSISSIPPI (4/13/2014) - PEARL – The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency and the National Weather Service are asking residents to prepare for the possibility of another round of severe storms tonight through Monday evening. Meteorologists with the National Weather Service say there will be … Continue reading
- SECOND DEATH AND STORM DAMAGE REPORTED TO MEMA (4/10/2014) - PEARL – The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency has received a report of a second severe weather related death. A Coahoma County man died as a result of injuries sustained from the storm. A child was also killed in Yazoo County … Continue reading