SNAP benefits planned for storm victims 

Residents in the 12 counties affected by the April 27 – 29, 2014 severe weather, and who are not current SNAP recipients, can apply for the Disaster Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (DSNAP) beginning Monday, May 12 through Wednesday, May 14 from 9 a.m.-6 p.m. each day. With the exception of Rankin County, DSNAP registration will take place at Mississippi Department of Human Services County offices (See below details).
These counties are: Itawamba, Jones, Leake, Lee, Lowndes, Madison, Montgomery, Rankin, Simpson, Warren, Wayne and Winston counties.
The household must have lived in one of the counties designated as a disaster area by the Red Cross, MEMA or FEMA, and must have suffered damage to their home, property or had loss of income, and meet DSNAP income limits. Affected residents must have incurred disaster-related expenses as a direct result of the severe weather to be eligible for the one-time only benefit.
Applicants will required to provide proof of identity to register. Current SNAP recipients are not eligible for DSNAP benefits.