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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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Gravel Pit Recovery Update from Copiah County

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                           June 6, 2016  Crystal Springs, Miss – Copiah County Emergency Management and the Mississippi Emergency Management agencies have been notified that Green Brothers Gravel Company has started pumping water out of the pit where two miners … Continue reading

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Remember Pets in Hurricane Planning

PEARL –Pets are part of a family, so as we enter day four of Hurricane Preparedness Week, the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency reminds residents that it is important to remember your pets when planning for a hurricane.   “Most families … Continue reading

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FEMA Adds 26 Counties to Disaster Declaration for Public Assistance

PEARL – Gov. Phil Bryant’s request for 26 counties to become eligible for all categories of Public Assistance was approved today. Public Assistance provides reimbursement to state, tribal and local governments, as well as certain non-profit organizations for things like debris removal … Continue reading

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TALLAHATCHIE COUNTY NOW ELIGIBLE FOR DISASTER ASSISTANCE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                             April 15, 2016 PEARL – Gov. Phil Bryant announced today that residents and businesses of Tallahatchie County are now eligible to apply for federal assistance from the March flooding and severe storms. Bolivar, Clarke, Coahoma, … Continue reading

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Eleven Additional Counties Now Eligible For Federal Disaster Assistance

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                                     March 31, 2016 PEARL – Gov. Phil Bryant announced today that 11 additional counties have been added to Mississippi’s most recent disaster declaration due to the March flooding and severe storms. Clarke, Forrest, Greene, Jones, Marion, … Continue reading

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Disaster Recovery Center Opens for Flood Survivors in Coahoma County

PEARL, Miss. – A disaster recovery center is open in Coahoma County to provide assistance to survivors of the flooding that began March 9, 2016. Plans are to also open centers in Bolivar and Washington counties later this week. Recovery … Continue reading

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