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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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March 24, 2023 Severe Weather Update #5
( 28 March 2023 ) Pearl – The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency continues to assess the damage in multiple counties affected by the March 24th tornadoes and severe weather. At the time of this release, the National Weather Service has confirmed seven tornadoes touched down in Mississippi. One EF-4 tornado (Rolling Fork/Silver City tornado), two EF-3 tornadoes (Carroll/Montgomery County tornado [...]
SBA Offers Disaster Assistance to Businesses and Residents of Mississippi Affected by Severe Storms, Straight-Line Winds and Tornadoes
( 28 March 2023 ) WASHINGTON – Low-interest disaster loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) are available to businesses and residents in Mississippi following the announcement of a Presidential disaster declaration due to damages from severe storms, straight-line winds and tornadoes on March 24-25. “With President Biden’s declaration, SBA is working closely with FEMA and our state and [...]