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M.E.M.A.: Severe Storms Possible Monday
The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency (M.E.M.A.) is asking residents around the state to be prepared for severe storms, including the possibility of tornadoes on Monday.
Mississippi Reviewing Health Emergency Plans
At the request Gov. Phil Bryant, the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency (M.E.M.A.), Mississippi State Department of Health (M.S.D.H.), and several other key state agencies are working closely together to ensure a coordinated response with the state's public health emergency plans.
Hurricane Hunters & M.E.M.A. Share Storm Preparedness Tips
The Hurricane Hunters and the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency (M.E.M.A.) teamed up and gave a presentation at the Biloxi Visitors Center to help raise hurricane preparedness awareness. Video Video
M.E.M.A. Director, Robert Latham, Statement on 9th Anniv. of Katrina
"Today marks the ninth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina’s landfall on the Mississippi Gulf Coast that resulted in the death of 232 Mississippians and billions of dollars of damage to businesses, homes, and infrastructure."
Mississippi Sends Assistance Team to Hawaii to Support Tropical Weather Response
A five man team comprised of four Mississippi Emergency Management Agency staff and one Mississippi Army National Guard member left this morning headed to Hawaii to support response efforts to Tropical Storm Iselle and oncoming Hurricane Julio.
Be Aware of Severe Weather Potential Thursday Night Into Friday
The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency (M.E.M.A.) is asking residents to be aware of the threat of a severe storms forecast to move through the state late Thursday evening into early Friday morning.
Residents Should Have a Financial Plan for Hurricane Season
The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency wants to remind everyone that it is essential to think about finances as part of your preparedness plan for hurricane season.
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
More Severe Weather Expected in Mississippi
The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency (M.E.M.A.) and the National Weather Service are asking residents to prepare for the possibility of another round of severe storms tonight through Monday evening.
Gov. Bryant Warns of Ongoing Flooding
Gov. Phil Bryant and the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency are warning residents about ongoing flooding within the state.
Gulf Coast Prepares for Start of Hurricane Season
With hurricane season less than a week away, the Coast is beginning to prepare for what’s to come. Video Video
Mississippians Asked to Prepare for Severe Weather
The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency (M.E.M.A.) and the National Weather Service (N.W.S.) are asking residents to prepare for the possibility of severe weather Wednesday night, and especially Thursday night.
M.E.M.A. Wraps Up Hurricane Preparedness Tour
Mississippi Emergency Management Agency (M.E.M.A.) Director, Robert Latham, finished his hurricane preparedness tour of the Coast Wednesday. 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
Flood Damage Reported, More Severe Weather Possible
The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency has received reports of flood damage in two counties in Southwest Mississippi as a result of storms moving through the state Thursday night and Friday morning.
M.E.M.A. Asks Mississippians to Prepare for Dangerous Wind Chills
The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency urges residents to prepare for dangerously cold wind chills tonight.
Harrison County Holds Bomb Situation Drill
Disasters can come in many different forms. This is why emergency management officials are keeping local responders on their toes. Video Video
Snow and Ice Expected in Central and North Mississippi
The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency is asking residents to prepare themselves and their homes for a dangerous winter weather system moving into the state.
Long Beach Harbor Struggling to Rebuild Due to Confusion with Environmental Permits
Up until about three weeks ago, the Long Beach Harbor was moving forward with its reconstruction after Hurricane Isaac, but now F.E.M.A. is saying it won't fund the project because the right environmental permits have not been cleared. Video Video
M.E.M.A. Earns Stormready Designation, First in the Nation
The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency (M.E.M.A.) becomes the first state emergency management agency in the nation to earn the StormReady designation from the National Weather Service.
M.E.M.A. Monitoring Severe Weather Potential for Thursday
The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency is monitoring the threat of a severe weather system forecast to move through the state Thursday afternoon and evening.
Two Weather Related Deaths Reported to M.E.M.A., More Ice Expected
The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency has received reports of two weather related traffic deaths as a result of the ongoing winter weather event.
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
One Death and Storm Damage Reported to M.E.M.A.
The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency (M.E.M.A.) has received a report of one death and storm damage in 19 counties as a result of the severe weather that moved through the state Thursday.
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