ABOUT MEMA

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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SBA Disaster Assistance in Holmes County

Mitigation 101

Did you know there are grants available to mitigate areas that constantly flood, or could be used for safe room construction and much more? County and city governments can apply for Hazard Mitigation …

Would you like to tour MEMA?

Attention Parents and Teachers! It's that time of the year! It's time to start thinking about scheduling a school tour or presentation. Click this link for the application: https://form.jotform.com/2…

Hurricane Season 2022 Starts Today

The 2022 Hurricane Season starts today. Let's get ready Mississippi! Download the MEMA Disaster Guide here: https://www.msema.org/preparedness-2/hurricanes/ #Hurricane #MEMA #shorts

How To Report Damage Using MEMA's Self Report Tool - Crisis Track

Protecting lives and property are our top priorities at MEMA. And we know it can be extremely tough when trying to recover and return to normalcy. But there are actions you can take to assist in your …

Complete a Written Plan - Hurricane Preparedness Week

As we wrap up hurricane preparedness week, we want you to write down your plan. Prepare now before the season begins, while you have time and are not under pressure. If you wait until a hurricane is i…

Build a Disaster Supply Kit - Hurricane Preparedness Week

Hi everyone. We’ve said numerous times to build a disaster supply kit. But not every kit looks the same, especially for those with disabilities or an access or function need. But no matter what, ever…

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