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Governor Bryant Proclaims Earthquake Awareness Week

PEARL – Governor Phil Bryant declares Jan. 30-Feb. 3 as Mississippi‟s Earthquake Awareness Week. History has shown us that our state is vulnerable to earthquakes. The greatest risk is in the northwest corner of the state which sits on the … Continue reading

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Residents Returning Home After Well Leak in Wayne County

Pearl- The Wayne County Emergency Management Agency and Escambia Operating Company LLC report a gas well leaking hydrogen sulfide has been stopped and the well is secure. In the 36 hours since the free flow of gas from the well … Continue reading

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Hydrogen Sulfide Leak in Wayne County

Pearl-The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency is monitoring a well blowout which is leaking hydrogen sulfide near the town of Clara in Wayne County. A 1 mile radius around the site has been evacuated affecting seven homes and 27 residents. Those … Continue reading

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MEMA Keeping Close Eye On the Gulf

PEARL – The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency is closely monitoring the developing tropical system in the Gulf of Mexico and working with Mississippi’s coastal counties to assist with any needs they may have. MEMA Executive Director Robert Latham is asking … Continue reading

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MEET DIRECTOR ROBERT R. LATHAM, JR.

Robert R. Latham, Jr. was appointed to the postition of MEMA Executive Director in January of 2012 by Gov. Phil Bryant. However, Latham is no stranger to MEMA having served as Executive Director from Feb. of 2000 through June of … Continue reading

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Mississippi Out of Tropical Storm Debby “Cone of Uncertainty”

PEARL – The National Hurricane Center took Mississippi out of the Tropical Storm Debby forecast cone this morning. The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency recalled its liaisons from Hancock, Harrison and Jackson counties, but will continue to monitor Debby’s progress. “This … Continue reading

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MEMA and Gov. Bryant monitor Tropical Storm Debby

PEARL – The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency continues to track and prepare for Tropical Storm Debby as it slowly moves north. The latest forecast cone from the National Hurricane Center includes much of the eastern part of our state. “Even … Continue reading

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MEMA Keeping Close Eye On the Gulf

PEARL – The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency is closely monitoring the developing tropical system in the Gulf of Mexico and working with Mississippi’s coastal counties to assist with any needs they may have. MEMA Executive Director Robert Latham is asking … Continue reading

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MDOT to Host a Hurricane Blitz at Edgewater Mall in Biloxi on Saturday

JACKSON, MISS., Thursday, June 21, 2012—-The Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) and the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) will partner together to host a hurricane blitz at Edgewater Mall in Biloxi, Miss. The purpose of the blitzes is to distribute … Continue reading

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MEMA Asks Business Owners to Prepare for Hurricane Season

Pearl –Now is the time for business and business owners to take precautions and prepare for hurricane season, said Mississippi Emergency Management Agency Director Robert Latham. Businesses located along the Gulf Coast are not the only ones that could be … Continue reading

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