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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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MORE MISSISSIPPI COUNTIES ADDED TO DISASTER DECLARATION

PEARL – Gov. Phil Bryant announced today that two additional counties have been added to Mississippi’s most recent disaster declaration due to the March flooding and severe storms. George and Pearl River counties are now eligible for FEMA’s Individual Assistance … 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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GOV. BRYANT REQUESTS ADDITIONAL COUNTIES FOR DISASTER DECLARATION

PEARL – Gov. Phil Bryant has requested the federal government to add Clarke, Forrest, Greene, Jones, Marion, Panola, Perry, Quitman, Sunflower, Tunica and Wayne counties as major disaster areas to the Individual Assistance declaration that is already in place for … Continue reading

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SBA Offers Disaster Assistance to Residents of Mississippi Affected by Severe Storms and Flooding

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Small Business Administration’s Administrator Maria Contreras-Sweet issued the following statement after the announcement of the Presidential disaster declaration for several counties in Mississippi affected by severe storms and flooding that began March 9, 2016. “The U.S. … Continue reading

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Mississippi Flood Survivors Urged to Register for Disaster Assistance

PEARL, Miss. – Homeowners, renters and business owners affected by the recent severe storms and flooding in Mississippi that began March 9, 2016, are urged to register with the Federal Emergency Management Agency, as they may be eligible for disaster … Continue reading

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GOV. BRYANT ANNOUNCES FEDERAL ASSISTANCE FOLLOWING HISTORIC FLOODS

PEARL – Residents and business owners in Bolivar, Coahoma and Washington counties are now eligible for disaster assistance following the historic March floods. Additional counties could be added pending further damage assessments. Gov. Phil Bryant requested the declaration from President … Continue reading

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Mississippi Delegation Backs Federal Disaster Declaration

Lawmakers Call on Federal Gov’t to Send Aid in Wake of Storms, Floods WASHINGTON – Mississippi’s congressional delegation today sent a letter to President Obama endorsing a federal disaster designation to make federal recovery resources available to Mississippians recovering from … Continue reading

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