U.S. Senator Roger Wicker, R-Miss., today voted in favor of advancing the “Water Resources Development Act” to the full Senate for its consideration. The bill would make targeted investments to the nation’s ports and waterways for the movement of goods and commerce, protect lives and property from floods, and restore vital ecosystems. The measure was passed by the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works.
Congressman Steven Palazzo (MS-4) released the following statement after supporting House passage of H.R. 2901, the Flood Insurance Market Parity and Modernization Act
U.S. Senator Roger Wicker, R-Miss., today voted for an amendment to defund the “waters of the U.S.” (WOTUS) rule. The proposal, authored by Sen. John Hoeven, R-N.D., was blocked by Senate Democrats from being included in the Energy and Water Appropriations bill, which is currently being considered by the chamber.
Are you repairing or rebuilding damaged property? Have questions about flood insurance? Want to protect your property from potential loss or damage from future disasters? FEMA mitigation specialists will be available in Hattiesburg to answer questions on building stronger.
Are you repairing or rebuilding damaged property? Have questions about flood insurance? Want to protect your property from potential loss or damage from future disasters? FEMA mitigation specialists will be available in Oxford and Southaven to answer questions on building stronger
Natural disasters are equal-opportunity when they pick their targets. In assisting survivors, the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency/Federal Emergency Management Agency disaster recovery centers are just as impartial.
The state of Mississippi, local governments and certain private nonprofits in 26 Mississippi counties are now eligible to receive federal assistance to help cover expenses and repair damage associated with the severe storms and flooding that occurred March 9-29, 2016, according to state and federal officials
At the request of Governor Phil Bryant, the Federal Emergency Management Agency has amended a recent disaster declaration for severe storms and flooding from March 9-29, 2016. Survivors in Tallahatchie County can now register with FEMA for disaster assistance through the Individual Assistance program
The disaster recovery center operated by the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency and the Federal Emergency Management Agency in Tunica County will close permanently Saturday, April 16, at 6 p.m., and recovery center hours are changing at all other centers beginning Saturday, April 16.
Parish President Natalie Robottom and Utilities Director Blake Fogleman and staff are pleased to announce the completion of the Mississippi River Waterline Crossing Project that will serve as a backup water supply to the Lions and Edgard Water Plants
Mississippi storm and flood survivors who received a U.S. Small Business Administration loan application should keep their options open by completing the application and submitting it on or before May 24, 2016
More than $5.1 million in state and federal disaster assistance has been disbursed to help those affected by the storms and flooding in Mississippi that began March 9, 2016
Mississippians whose homes were damaged in the recent storms and flooding may encounter people attempting to cheat them by posing as inspectors, government officials, volunteers or contractors. These people may try to obtain personal information or collect payment for disaster assistance or repairs.
A disaster recovery center is open in Coahoma County to provide assistance to survivors of the flooding that began March 9, 2016. Plans are to also open centers in Bolivar and Washington counties later this week.
Nearly $3.3 million in state and federal disaster assistance has been disbursed to help those affected by the storms and flooding in Mississippi that began March 9, 2016. The Federal Emergency Management Agency has been contacted by nearly 2,200 people for help or information regarding disaster assistance.