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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- STATE/FEMA Assistance to Mississippi Disaster Survivors Tops $3 Million (3/16/2017) - HATTIESBURG, Miss. – Nearly two months since President Trump declared a major disaster after the Jan. 21 severe storms and tornadoes in Mississippi, more than $3 million in assistance to individuals and households has been approved by MEMA and FEMA. … Continue reading
- Two Weeks Left to Register with FEMA, Apply for SBA Low-Interest Loans (3/13/2017) - HATTIESBURG, Miss. – If you’re a survivor of the severe storms and tornadoes in January, you have two weeks to register for possible disaster assistance and to return applications for low-interest disaster loans to the U.S. Small Business Administration. The … Continue reading
- FEMA/State Disaster Recovery Center in Forrest County Changes Hours of Operation Saturday; Sets Tentative Closing Date (3/9/2017) - HATTIESBURG, MS – The MEMA/FEMA Disaster Recovery Center in Forrest County will no longer be open Saturdays. New hours of operation at the center are 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Friday, effectively immediately. The center also is tentatively … Continue reading