Hurricane Season: Are you Prepared?Hurricane season is 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.
- SEVERE STORMS POSSIBLE SATURDAY AND SUNDAY (11/21/2014) - PEARL – With the threat of severe weather in the forecast for most of the state Saturday night through Sunday afternoon, the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency is reminding residents to know how they will be alerted and to have a … Continue reading
- EARLY SEASON COLD SNAP PRESENTS DANGERS TO MISSISSIPPI (11/13/2014) - PEARL – The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency and the Mississippi Department of Transportation are reminding residents to prepare for winter weather over the next several days in Mississippi. The National Weather Service says that Mississippi will see widespread freezing conditions … Continue reading
- FALL SEVERE WEATHER PREPAREDNESS: TORNADOES (10/29/2014) - PEARL – The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency and the National Weather Service are highlighting the dangers of tornadoes for Fall Severe Weather Preparedness Week. In 2014, Mississippi has experienced 27 tornadoes, resulting in more than 125 injuries and 14 deaths. … Continue reading