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.
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- MEMA: BE PREPARED FOR SEVERE STORMS TOMORROW (10/12/2014) - PEARL – Know how to get alerts and have a plan. That’s the message from the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency to residents as the state prepares for the likelihood of severe weather tomorrow. National Weather Service forecasters updated MEMA today … Continue reading
- MEMA: SEVERE STORMS POSSIBLE MONDAY (10/10/2014) - PEARL – The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency is asking residents around the state to be prepared for severe storms, including the possibility of tornadoes on Monday. National Weather Service forecasters tell MEMA a strong cold front will begin moving into … Continue reading
- MISSISSIPPI REVIEWING HEALTH EMERGENCY PLANS (10/3/2014) - PEARL – At the request Gov. Phil Bryant, the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency, Mississippi State Department of Health and several other key state agencies are working closely together to ensure a coordinated response with the states’ public health emergency plans. … Continue reading