Severe Weather Disaster Information

Protect Yourself from Contractor Fraud

Fake or unlicensed contractors may try to take advantage of Mississippi residents affected
by the March 24-25 tornadoes. Insurance settlements, grants and loans allow homeowners
to begin work on their damaged homes. But homeowners need to hire contractors who are
authorized to do the work, will complete the work, and will do a good job.

Click here to learn how to Protect Yourself from Contractor Fraud

DENIED BY FEMA? Here’s what you do: 

IMPORTANT NOTE FOR FEMA APPLICANTS: FEMA may refer applicants to apply for assistance through the SBA. We ask applicants to continue the application process. Applicants may be eligible for additional benefits through FEMA by applying for an SBA Loan.

Transportation Services:

Residents in need of transportation can call the following resources:

  • Bolivar County Council on Aging Inc. – (662) 846-6161
    • 4 a.m. – 8 p.m. – Seven Days a Week
    • For Residents in Bolivar, Coahoma, Humphreys, Issaquena, Madison, Sharkey, Sunflower, Warren, Washington and Yazoo
  • Central Mississippi, Inc. – (662) 283-4781 (Ext. 317)
    • 6 a.m. – 8 p.m. – Seven Days a Week
    • For Residents in Attala, Carroll, Grenada, Holmes, Lefore, Montgomery and Yalobusha
  • Sunflower/Humphreys Counties Progress, Inc. – (662) 887-1431 or Toll Free: 1-888-677-1461
    • Demand Response
    • For residents in Sunflower, Holmes and Humphreys
  • Connect Mississippi can offer transportation to displaced survivors across the state.

For State Offered Services (DSNAP, Education information), click here
For Additional Resources, click here