The Winston County tornado’s path is littered with debris, but the biggest obstacles may not be visible on the property.
Insured property owners need to understand their policy requirements before moving debris … Read more
Winston County residents need to protect themselves from another wave of tornado damage: fraudulent contractors.
Homeowners and landowners are anxious to get recovery efforts underway. Families may be displaced until repairs are … Read more
PEARL, Miss. – In the aftermath of a disaster, misconceptions about disaster assistance can often prevent survivors from applying for help from the Federal Emergency Management Agency and the U.S. Small Business Administration. A good rule of thumb: register, even … Read more
Volunteers active in disasters do not invoice for work
Communities across Mississippi are getting a helping hand from numerous volunteer organizations that are active during disasters, but the one thing that hand will never present to anyone they help is … Read more
“Rock the Wind”, a benefit concert to provide relief for tornado victims in Louisville and Tupelo, is scheduled for May 18 at Rick’s Café in Starkville. A total of nine bands from Louisville, Tupelo, and Starkville are… Read more
As a result of the recent severe storms and tornadoes in Mississippi, the Young Lawyers Division Disaster Legal Services Committee of The Mississippi Bar in conjunction with FEMA, the American Bar Association Young Lawyers Division, and the Mississippi Emergency Management … Read more
With so many Mississippians displaced from the storms, the Secretary of State’s office will now travel to any eligible voter who needs a Mississippi Voter ID card.
“Many Mississippians are struggling to put their lives together after the deadly tornadoes,” … Read more
JACKSON, MS. — If disaster survivors in Mississippi apply for assistance with the Federal Emergency Management Agency and are referred to the U.S. Small Business Administration, it’s important for them to submit a loan application to assure that the federal … Read more
JACKSON, MS – The Federal Emergency Management Agency has extended federal disaster aid in nine Mississippi counties to help the state, local and tribal governments and certain private nonprofits cover disaster-related expenses and the repair or rebuilding of critical infrastructure.… Read more