How To Build
A Disaster Go-Kit
Mississippians should keep a disaster go-kit stocked year around with important supplies to meet their needs.
Preparing the youngest Mississippians for disasters.
Our mission at the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency is to safeguard Mississippi and its citizens by fostering a culture of preparedness, executing timely responses during disasters, and quickly restoring quality of life post-event. Emergency Management is a comprehensive approach for administering and governing mitigation, preparedness, response, and recovery efforts.
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November 29th and 30th Severe Weather Update #2
( 02 December 2022 ) PEARL, Miss. (MEMA) – The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency is working with counties to assess damage from the severe weather and multiple tornadoes on November 29-30, 2022. Initially, it was reported that Pike County had two injuries, which have now been confirmed to be only one. Statewide, counties have reported 66 homes have been damaged; those [...]
November 29th and 30th Severe Weather Update #1
( 01 December 2022 ) PEARL, Miss. (MEMA) – The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency is working with counties to assess damage from the severe weather on November 29-30, 2022. Statewide there are reports of homes damaged, trees down, and power outages due to straight-line winds and tornadoes. At this time, the National Weather Service has confirmed eight tornadoes touched down across [...]