PUBLIC NOTICE FROM FEMA – DR 4415

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) hereby gives notice to the public of its intent to reimburse eligible applicants for eligible costs to repair or replace facilities damaged by the severe weather, tornado and flooding event occurring December 27th through December 28th, 2018. This notice applies to Public Assistance (PA) and Hazard Mitigation Grant (HMGP) […]


MEMA EXTENDS APPLICATION DEADLINE FOR TEMPORARY HOUSING ASSISTANCE

PEARL – The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) is offering assistance for victims who are unable to live in their homes due to the February 23-24 severe storms and widespread flooding across other areas of the state. Any family or persons who believe they have suffered an impact to their home, or the ability to […]


MEMA ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR TEMPORARY HOUSING ASSISTANCE

PEARL – The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) is offering assistance for storm victims who are unable to live in their homes due to the February 23-24 severe storms and widespread flooding across other areas of the state.  The Temporary Housing Assistance Program (THP) will provide rental reimbursement for eligible residents who were displaced for […]


Updated Storm Damage Reports to MEMA

PEARL – The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency has received additional damage reports from more than 30 counties due to severe storms and tornadoes on February 23rd, along with flooding that started on February 19th and is still ongoing throughout the state. These damage reports serve only as initial assessments from the county emergency management offices […]


Storm Damage Reports to MEMA

PEARL – The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency has received damage reports from multiple counties due to severe storms and flooding that is currently ongoing throughout the state. These damage reports serve only as initial assessments and will change as additional reports are sent to MEMA. Initial damage reports by county (assessments ongoing): Calhoun: 15 homes […]


GOV. BRYANT DECLARES SPRING SEVERE WEATHER PREPAREDENESS WEEK

PEARL – Gov. Phil Bryant has declared Feb. 18-22 as Spring Severe Weather Preparedness Week in Mississippi. Mississippi is making the transition into spring, opening the severe weather season. The state has been hit by 886 tornadoes in the months of March, April and May since 1950, according to the National Weather Service (NWS). Tornadoes […]


Ten Mississippi Counties Declared Federal Disaster Areas

JACKSON – Gov. Phil Bryant announced that President Donald Trump declared Clarke, Covington, Forrest, Greene, Jasper, Jones, Marion, Newton, Perry and Wayne counties as federal disaster areas on February 14.  The declaration is in response to the severe storms, tornadoes, and flooding that impacted Mississippi on December 27-28, 2018. Those 10 counties are eligible for […]


UPDATED STORM DAMAGE REPORTS TO MEMA

PEARL – The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency has now received damage reports from 15 counties from severe storms and flash flooding that occurred Thursday into Friday morning. Damage assessments are ongoing and will be for several days as areas become accessible as water recedes. There are three shelters open and being managed by the Mississippi […]