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 received it’s accreditation in April of 2011.
Disaster Preparedness Saves Lives and Property.
- MDOT Urges Caution if Traveling in Mississippi (3/5/2015) - WHERE: Currently, Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) crews are reporting ice on roads or bridges in the following counties: Alcorn, Benton, Bolivar, Calhoun, Carroll, Chickasaw, Clay, Coahoma, DeSoto, Grenada, Issaquena, Itawamba, Lafayette, Lee, Leflore, Marshall, Monroe, Montgomery, Panola, Pontotoc, Prentiss, Quitman, Sharkey, … Continue reading
- MDES WIN Job Center Delayed Openings (3/4/2015) - Pearl – The Mississippi Department of Employment Security announces WIN Job Center delayed openings for Thursday, March 5 due to winter weather conditions: Amory Batesville Carthage Clarksdale Cleveland Corinth Forest Desoto County Golden Triangle Greenwood Greenville Grenada Indianola Iuka Jackson … Continue reading
- MDOT Prepares for More Winter Weather (3/4/2015) - WHERE: The Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) is preparing for another round of winter weather moving through the state over the next 24 hours. In counties potentially affected by winter weather conditions, MDOT crews are preparing trucks and plows, monitoring … Continue reading