Housing Task Force
The Mississippi Disaster Housing Task Force will identify resources for individuals not qualifying for federal housing assistance.
June 1 - November 30
Hurricane Prep Tips
June 1st is the start of Hurricane Season. Prepare your family now before the storm strikes.
Download the free MEMA app for tools and resources to use before, during, and after a storm or disaster.
How To Build
A Disaster Go-Kit
Mississippians should keep a disaster go-kit stocked year around with important supplies to meet their needs.
The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency and our federal and state partners continue to respond to the deadly tornadoes that hit our State on March 24-25, 2023.
Document Assistance Drop-Off Centers have been established in Sharkey and Humphreys Counties. These centers will allow survivors who have already applied for assistance to drop off supporting documents, ask questions, update their applications, and get advice on appealing a FEMA determination. The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) will also be available to answer questions and assist survivors with applications for low-interest disaster loans.
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MEMA Urges Residents to Prepare as Official Hurricane Season Begins June 1
( 01 June 2023 ) PEARL, Miss. (MEMA) – Hurricane Season officially starts June 1 and runs through November 30. The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency urges residents to be prepared and know the resources available throughout hurricane season. “Forecasters are predicting a “below-average” season, but in Mississippi, citizens know to be prepared,” said MEMA Executive Director Stephen McCraney. “Protect your lives, [...]
March 24th Severe Weather Update #21
( 31 May 2023 ) KEY MESSAGES: Ø Be aware of duplication of benefits. Ø Spend your money wisely. Ø Humphreys County Document Assistance Drop-Off Center is closing indefinitely on June 2. PEARL, Miss. – As The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency and our federal and state partners continue to respond to the deadly tornadoes that hit our state on March [...]