Jackson County Disaster Recovery Center Closed Sunday and Labor Day

MADISON, Miss. – The Disaster Recovery Center operated by FEMA and the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) in Jackson County will be closed on Sunday, Sept. 3, and Monday, Sept. 4 in observance of Labor Day. The center will reopen on Tuesday, Sept. 5 at 8 a.m.

The center is located at:
Riverfront Community Center
4400 Denny St.
Moss Point, MS 39563

Days and hours:
▪ Monday through Friday; 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
▪ Saturday; 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

At Disaster Recovery Centers homeowners and renters can meet face-to-face with recovery specialists.
▪ FEMA application specialists can answer questions about application status. They also can help with new applications.
▪ MEMA representatives can answer questions about unmet needs and potential state and local resources. They may make referrals to nonprofit organizations.
▪ Disaster loan specialists from the Small Business Administration can explain how loans can help both homeowners and businesses. They also can provide details about loan terms.
▪ Hazard Mitigation Community Education and Outreach specialists will talk with homeowners, renters, and businesses on techniques to make them and their property more resilient.

Going to a center is not necessary to apply with FEMA. Apply by phone by calling the FEMA Helpline at 800-621-3362 or online at DisasterAssistance.gov. For an accessible video on how to apply for assistance go to,youtube.com/watch?v=WZGpWI2RCNw.
For the latest information on recovery from the June tornadoes, visit msema.org and fema.gov/disaster/4727. On Twitter follow MEMA @MSEMA and FEMA Region 4 @femaregion4.


FEMA’s mission is helping people before, during, and after disasters. Disaster recovery assistance is available without regard to race, color, religion, nationality, sex, age, disability, English proficiency, or economic status. If you or someone you know has been discriminated against, call the FEMA Civil Rights Resource Line toll-free at 833-285-7448. Multilingual operators are available (press 2 for Spanish). If you use a Video Relay Service (VRS), captioned telephone service, or others, give FEMA your number for that service.