Damage Self-Reporting Tool for the Pearl River Flood Event
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If you've experienced damage during the Pearl River flood event, report that damage via this app. Click your county and use that link to report damage to your home.
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Our mission, at the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency, is to safeguard Mississippi and her citizens by fostering a culture of preparedness, executing timely response during disaster, and quickly restoring quality of life post event. Emergency Management is a comprehensive approach for administering and governing efforts in mitigation, preparedness, response, and recovery.
Recognizing that emergency management begins and ends at the local level, the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency is a vital asset for the state of Mississippi. Regardless of the threat, MEMA will plan and prepare for emergency scenarios, respond to and support local EMAs during emergency events, and coordinate and resource recovery efforts in the wake of a disaster.
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– CLAYTON FRENCH, OFFICE OF RECOVERY DIRECTOR
– LORETTA THORPE, OFFICE OF PREPAREDNESS DIRECTOR
– JANA HENDERSON, OFFICE OF MITIGATION DIRECTOR
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Marion County Residents Can Self-Report Flood Damage
( 26 February 2020 ) PEARL, Miss. – Residents in Marion County can now report damage from the Pearl River Flood Event using the Crisis Track Damage Assessment Tool. By using the following link, residents can self-report damage and upload photos of their homes affected by the flood: https://www.crisistrack.com/public/marionMS/request.html The information shared on Crisis Track is utilized by the county [...]
Resource Center Will Close Tomorrow, February 25, 2020
( 24 February 2020 ) PEARL, Miss. – The Resource Center at Christ United Methodist Church, 6000 Old Canton Road, Jackson, Miss. is scheduled to close tomorrow, Tuesday, February 25, 2020, at 5:00 P.M. Those in need of assistance can continue to utilize the services offered by the Resource Center until 5:00 P.M. today as well as tomorrow, Tuesday, February [...]
Update for Feb. 10-14 Pearl River Flood Event
( 24 February 2020 ) PEARL, Miss. – The Pearl River at Jackson was at 29.85 feet, as of 8:15 a.m. Monday. Water has receded across the affected areas, and river levels will continue to fall throughout the week. The Pearl River crested in Marion County over the weekend and, as of 7:30 a.m., is at 25.45 feet in Columbia. [...]
Pipeline Ruptures in Yazoo County, Dozens rushed to the hospital
( 23 February 2020 ) UPDATE: February 23, 2020 PEARL, Miss. – Residents forced to evacuate following a 24-inch pipe rupture in Yazoo County will soon return to their homes, with an escort. Environmental Specialists will conduct air quality tests to ensure no gas is lingering in low-lying areas. Officials informed MEMA that those residents and first responders treated [...]
MEMA Earthquake Program Manager Jasmine Johnson-Divinity explains Earthquake Preparedness as well as demonstrates what can happen to a home during a 2.0, 4.0, and 7.0 magnitude earthquake.
Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant provides an update on the December 16th Tornado Outbreak.
Footage from Governor Phil Bryant's Aerial Assessment of the Yazoo Basin Backwater and MEMA's Boat Tour of the Eagle Lake Community.
MEMA4KIDS is all about preparedness.
We want to give students in grades K-8 the information, tools, strategies, and the peace of mind needed to be fully disaster prepared. After watching the videos and playing the online activities, students will be able to take the lead in showing their friends, family and community how to stay safe in an emergency.
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