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American Red Cross Points of Collection & Distribution for Tornado Donations

Hattiesburg, Miss –The American Red Cross of Mississippi has created a support circle through churches in Hattiesburg to make sure everyone affected by the tornado on Jan. 21st is served. The following churches have agreed to be points of collection and … Continue reading

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Statement from MEMA Director on Office of Inspector General Report

Statement from MEMA Director on Office of Inspector General Report   “I want to address the report issued today by the federal Office of Inspector General about the Coastal Retrofit Mississippi Program. While the OIG recommends deobligating 29 million dollars … Continue reading

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Governor Phil Bryant Declares State of Emergency for flooded areas, orders National Guard Deployed to Gulf Coast

Jackson, Miss. – Gov. Phil Bryant declared a state of emergency this afternoon for areas affected by flooding and issued an executive order mobilizing the Mississippi National Guard to assist with any needed high-water rescues. According to the National Weather … Continue reading

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Governor Phil Bryant Declares State of Emergency for flooded areas, orders National Guard Deployed to Gulf Coast

Jackson, Miss. – Gov. Phil Bryant declared a state of emergency this afternoon for areas affected by flooding and issued an executive order mobilizing the Mississippi National Guard to assist with any needed high-water rescues. According to the National Weather … Continue reading

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MEMA Offers Assistance to States along the East Coast in Advance of Hurricane Sandy

PEARL –Mississippi Emergency Management Agency Director Robert Latham offers assistance to states along the U.S. East Coast which could be impacted by Hurricane Sandy this weekend or early next week. Latham has communicated with more than a dozen emergency management directors … Continue reading

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