MEMA Fact Sheet on Statewide Disasters

PEARL – The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) is either working the response and/or recovery phase of three (3) active disasters in 60 counties.  Below is a brief fact sheet of those disasters, along with information regarding federal disaster declarations, state of emergencies and tornado totals so far this year.  Active Disasters: Mississippi has seen […]


APRIL 18 – TORNADO OUTBREAK

[youtube v=”vC2fktGejBg”] April 18 Tornado Outbreak – Updated Statewide Damage Reports to MEMA – (updated April 20, 2019) PEARL – The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) continues to receive damage reports due to tornadoes and severe storms that impacted the state on April 18. So far, the National Weather Service (NWS) in Jackson has confirmed […]


40TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE PEARL RIVER FLOOD OF 1979

See the video below of the Flood Anniversary Press Conference. Excuse the audio difficulties. [youtube v=”e7in3zT1rOM”] This week marks the 40th anniversary of the devastating Pearl River flood. The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency (MEMA), along with the National Weather Service-Jackson, Hinds and Rankin County Emergency Management are providing the following recount of events as well […]


APRIL 13 & 14 TORNADO OUTBREAK

Applicant Briefing FEMA 4450 View briefing here   This disaster has been combined with the February 19-24 storms and flooding on our incident page found here. April 19 update: New Volunteer Reception Center Old Abundant Life Pentacostal Church, 40193 Hamilton Rd., Hamilton, MS Friday Operating Hours: 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Saturday Operating Hours: 9:00 […]


PUBLIC NOTICE FROM FEMA – DR 4415

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) hereby gives notice to the public of its intent to reimburse eligible applicants for eligible costs to repair or replace facilities damaged by the severe weather, tornado and flooding event occurring December 27th through December 28th, 2018. This notice applies to Public Assistance (PA) and Hazard Mitigation Grant (HMGP) […]


MEMA EXTENDS APPLICATION DEADLINE FOR TEMPORARY HOUSING ASSISTANCE

PEARL – The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) is offering assistance for victims who are unable to live in their homes due to the February 23-24 severe storms and widespread flooding across other areas of the state. Any family or persons who believe they have suffered an impact to their home, or the ability to […]


MEMA ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR TEMPORARY HOUSING ASSISTANCE

PEARL – The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) is offering assistance for storm victims who are unable to live in their homes due to the February 23-24 severe storms and widespread flooding across other areas of the state.  The Temporary Housing Assistance Program (THP) will provide rental reimbursement for eligible residents who were displaced for […]