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F.E.M.A. Recovery Office in Biloxi Could Close
Mississippi Coast Coliseum officials are trying to help save F.E.M.A's Biloxi recovery office from closing its doors. Video Video
President Obama Signs Mississippi Disaster Declaration
Wednesday, the President declared a major disaster exists in the State of Mississippi and ordered federal aid to supplement state, tribal, and local recovery efforts in the area affected by severe storms and tornadoes on December 23rd, 2014.
Waveland to Finally Build New Police Station
After years of litigation, the City of Waveland was finally given the green light to continue construction on its new police station. Video Video
Coast Preparing for Beginning of Hurricane Season Sunday
Hurricane season begins Sunday, June 1st. In preparation for the season, leaders have been meeting throughout the week to connect different agencies and review protocol. Video Video
Hurricane Preparedness Summit Comes to a Close
Thursday, the Hurricane Preparedness Summit wrapped up in Biloxi and relief leaders say they're more prepared than ever for an emergency. Video Video
National Mobile Disaster Hospital Opens in Louisville, Filling Critical Medical Needs
The National Mobile Disaster Hospital opened Monday in Louisville, Miss., to temporarily replace the Winston Medical Center, which was heavily damaged during the April 28th tornado outbreak.
F.E.M.A. Offers $6.7 Million for Wind Retrofit Work on Coastal Mississippi Homes
Thad Cochran says hazard mitigation resources intended to protect residences in extreme weather.
American Red Cross Disaster Relief Enters Second Week
Over 300 Red Cross workers are providing shelter, emotional support, meals and relief supplies to people impacted by the storm that devastated parts of Mississippi last week.
Gulfport Gets Go Ahead from F.E.M.A. to Repair Piers
F.E.M.A. has given Gulfport the green light to start construction on the Ken Combs Pier. Video Video
F.E.M.A. Finally Releases Money for Isaac Repairs
Hurricanes have left many scars on the Mississippi Gulf Coast and Hurricane Isaac in 2012 was no different as piers in Gulfport and Long Beach are still in need of repair. Video Video
Senators to F.E.M.A.: Quit Stalling on Flood Insurance Policy Protection
Sens. Vitter, Cochran, & Hoeven request meeting with F.E.M.A. Administrator Fugate to discuss delayed implementation of the new law and policy holder rates.
Residents Protest Demolition of Harrison Co. Library Building
Gulfport citizens donned yellow stickers Monday in solidarity at the Harrison County Board of Supervisors meeting. They were protesting the demolition of the old Harrison County Library building at the intersection of Highway 90 and 20th Avenue. Video Video
F.E.M.A. Approves Almost $1.6 Million to Repair Gulfport Piers & Jetties
Thad Cochran helps resolve stalemate with F.E.M.A. over Hurricane Isaac disaster recovery projects.
Ken Combs Pier Remains Closed from Lack of F.E.M.A. Money
Hurricane Isaac of 2012 left piers along the Coast in a state of disrepair, forcing them to be closed to the public. Video Video
Palazzo Presses F.E.M.A. Administrator on Local Disaster Recovery Projects
Says obstruction is “bureaucratic red tape at its worst.”
Coast Residents React to Passage of Flood Insurance Bill
It's the news many on the Coast have been waiting for: President Obama has signed a new flood insurance bill into law. Video Video
Palazzo: Flood Insurance Relief and Reforms Are On the Way
Mississippi lawmaker says focus now turns to fair F.E.M.A. implementation.
Residents React to Passage of Flood Insurance Bill
This week, the U.S. Senate passed the Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act. Video Video
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