FEMA Approves Addition of Three Counties to Federal Disaster Number 4470

FEMA: DR-4470-MS-Public Notice 01 Date of Notice: Thursday, February 13, 2020 PUBLIC NOTICE 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 Storms, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding event occurring October 26. This notice […]

16 Counties Declared Federal Disaster Areas

PEARL – Governor Bryant announced today that President Donald Trump declared 16 counties eligible for Public Assistance under Federal Disaster Number 4470. This disaster declaration is in response to the Severe Storms, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding that occurred due to Tropical Storm Olga on October 26. The counties eligible for assistance through the Federal Emergency Management Agency […]

Fall Severe Weather Preparedness Week: Severe Weather

On the final day of Fall Severe Weather Preparedness Week, we are focusing on Winter Weather. Thanks to our partners at the National Weather Service, listed below are some cold weather messages they would like to share. Winter Prep Checklist: -Make sure pipes are insulated properly. -Close off unneeded rooms and place towels in the […]

‘The Great Central U.S. Shakeout’ Exercise Set for Thursday, October 17th

PEARL – The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency is encouraging everyone in the state to take part in ‘The Great Central U.S. Shakeout’ exercise, Thursday morning, at 10:17. During the self-led drill, participants practice how to “Drop, Cover, and Hold On”.  The essential steps to take are to: DROP to the ground. Take COVER under a […]