OXFORD, Miss. – Disaster recovery centers are open in Benton and Marshall counties to help Mississippi survivors recover from the December storms, tornadoes and floods.
The centers will be open seven days a week until further notice. The disaster recovery centers are operated by the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency and the Federal Emergency Management Agency in partnership with county and local agencies.
Disaster recovery center locations:
Ashland Fire Department
60 Third St.Language English
OXFORD, Miss. – Disaster survivor assistance teams are working in storm-stricken neighborhoods helping Mississippians recover from the December storms.
The teams are made up of disaster specialists from the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency and the Federal Emergency Management Agency. They are canvassing areas to give residents an opportunity to register for disaster assistance and to quickly address immediate and emerging needs. The teams can also provide application updates and referrals to additional resources when needs remain.Language English
PIERRE, SD – The South Dakota Office of Emergency Management (SDOEM) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today that more than $3.4 million in disaster aid has been approved to help communities in twelve counties and three tribal nations in South Dakota recover from a series of June storms. Those storms caused a swath of damage that stretched from southwest South Dakota through the center of the state.Language English
DENTON, Texas – Homeowners, renters and business owners are encouraged to look over newly released preliminary flood maps for Nueces County. Interested citizens can obtain more information about the proposed changes during an open house in Corpus Christi on Jan. 14.Language English
DENTON, Texas – Months of teamwork by local, state and tribal officials, and the Federal Emergency Management Agency have led to revised preliminary flood maps in St. Mary Parish, Louisiana.
The public is encouraged to participate in an appeal and comment period about the maps. Anyone who wishes to file an appeal has until Feb. 27, 2016, for submission.
St. Mary Parish communities included in the appeal period include: Towns of Baldwin and Berwick, Chitimacha Tribe of Louisiana, and the cities of Franklin, Morgan City and Patterson.Language English
DENTON, Texas – Homeowners, renters and business owners are encouraged to review revised preliminary flood maps for St. Bernard Parish, Louisiana. These maps help homeowners and businesses decide about purchasing flood insurance. By knowing the risks, individuals and community leaders can make informed decisions about building and development.Language English
PEARL, Miss. – Housing inspectors contracted by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) are assisting eligible survivors of the recent severe storms, tornadoes and flooding by visiting neighborhoods and checking for damage.Language English
AUSTIN, Texas –The Disaster Recovery Center (DRC), located at the Denver Harbor Multi-Service Center, 6402 Market St., Houston, TX, in Harris County, will close at 2 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 16.
BOISE, Idaho – Emergency management specialists from the Idaho Bureau of Homeland Security (IBHS), with support from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), completed a briefing Thursday in Coeur d’Alene as a first step in getting assistance dollars to local and tribal governments and nonprofit utilities affected by the November 17 severe storm and straight-line winds in four northern Idaho counties.Language English