Author Archives: Greg Flynn

MISSISSIPPI SENDS EMERGENCY RESPONSE TEAMS TO FLORIDA TO ASSIST WITH HURRICANE IRMA

PEARL, Miss –The State of Mississippi is sending 98 emergency response specialists to assist the state of Florida as Hurricane Irma makes landfall. The Mississippi teams were all requested by the Florida Division of Emergency Management through the national Emergency … Continue reading

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Additional state resources supporting the USMC Plane Crash Recovery in Leflore County.

Mississippi Valley State University is providing housing and recreational spaces to close to 200 servicemen free of charge. The Mississippi Wireless Communications Commission provided 30 cache radios that are being used by the Marines and other agencies on the ground. … Continue reading

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Updated Severe Weather Damage Reports: 1 p.m. 1/23/17

PEARL – Updated damage reports to the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency show more than 1,100 homes damaged in eight counties from severe weather. There were also four confirmed deaths and more than 60 injuries. MEMA has requested joint damage assessments … Continue reading

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MEMA Ready to Assist Santa and Recites “Twas the Night Before Christmas”

PEARL — The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency wants residents to know it will be ready to assist Santa Claus as he moves throughout the state Christmas Eve.  While rain is in the forecast for North Mississippi, MEMA Executive Director Lee … Continue reading

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Updated Flood Damage Reports 8.14.16

PEARL – The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency has received updated damage reports ongoing flooding in south Mississippi. Wilkinson County Emergency Management reports 71 homes damaged from flooding, primarily in the towns of Crosby and Centreville. There are 67 people in … Continue reading

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Gov. Bryant Declares State of Emergency for Severe Flooding

PEARL – Gov. Phil Bryant issued a State of Emergency today for Adams, Amite, Pike, Wilkinson and any other counties affected by the heavy rainfall and severe flooding over the last few days. The National Weather Service in Slidell reports … Continue reading

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Second Trapped Gravel Pit Worker Recovered

Crystal Springs, Miss – Copiah County Emergency Management and Sherriff’s Department, the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency and “Mississippi Task Force 2” search team have completed operations with the recovery of the second trapped worker at the Green Brothers Gravel Pit … Continue reading

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One Gravel Pit Worker Located in Copiah County

Copiah County Emergency Management and the Mississippi Emergency Management agencies have been notified that with the help of the Mississippi’s “Task Force Two” Search and Rescue team and additional crews, Green Brothers Gravel Company has located one of its workers … Continue reading

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SBA DISASTER ASSISTANCE AVAILABLE FOR HARRISON, WALTHALL AND ADJACENT COUNTIES

PEARL – Gov. Phil Bryant’s request for disaster assistance was approved by the U.S. Small Business Administration for Harrison and Walthall counties for flooding. Residents, businesses and non-profit organizations affected by torrential rains and flash flooding that occurred on April … Continue reading

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