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2018 Hurricane Season Officially Begins

PEARL – Today, June 1, marks the official start to the 2018 Atlantic Hurricane Season. We have already seen the first named storm of the season in Alberto which made landfall along the Florida panhandle and moved north through the … Continue reading

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Transportation Emergency Declaration

Federal Motor Carrier  Western Service Center Safety Administration  12600 West Colfax Avenue, Suite B-300 Lakewood, CO   80215 Southern Service Center 1800 Century Boulevard, Suite 1700 Atlanta, GA  30345 May 27, 2018 REGIONAL DECLARATION OF EMERGENCY UNDER 49 CFR § 390.23 … Continue reading

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Harrison County Sandbag Locations for Possible Tropical Weather

Harrison County Emergency Management has set up sand bag locations  throughout the county.  No shovels are available and the sand bags are self serve. ROAD DEPARTMENT/WORK CENTERS County Road Department, 10076 Lorraine Road (Mississippi 605) Gulfport.Top of For Bottom of … Continue reading

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MEMA ENCOURAGES USING SOCIAL MEDIA DURING HURRICANES

PEARL – In the digital age of smartphones and tablets, the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency encourages the use of social networks during hurricanes to receive vital emergency information from local, state and federal agencies, as well as nonprofit and faith-based … Continue reading

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MEMA ENCOURAGES USING SOCIAL MEDIA FOR HURRICANE INFORMATION

PEARL – In the digital age of smartphones and tablets, the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency encourages the use of social networks during hurricanes and tropical storms to receive vital emergency information from local, state and federal agencies, as well as … Continue reading

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DON’T FORGET YOUR PETS DURING HURRICANE PREPAREDNESS

PEARL –Pets are family. As we enter day four of Hurricane Preparedness Week, the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency reminds residents that it is important to have a pet plan. Consider these questions: Do you have enough food and water in … Continue reading

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FINANCIAL PREPAREDNESS IS ESSENTIAL FOR HURRICANE SEASON

PEARL – On the third day of Hurricane Preparedness Week, the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency wants to remind everyone that financial preparedness is just as important as physical preparedness. Many people think once a big hurricane hits, FEMA will be … Continue reading

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MEMA REMINDS RESIDENTS TO DEVELOP AN EMERGENCY PLAN AS HURRICANE SEASON BEGINS

The number one thing the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency wants you to remember as we close in on the 2018 Hurricane Season is, “It only takes one.”  Mississippi was hit head on by Hurricane Nate last October. Thankfully there was … Continue reading

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GOV. BRYANT DECLARES HURRICANE PREPAREDNESS WEEK IN MISSISSIPPI

PEARL – Gov. Phil Bryant has declared May 7-May 11 as Hurricane Preparedness Week in Mississippi to ensure residents are prepared for the upcoming tropical weather season. This year also marks the 13-year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina that devastated the … Continue reading

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Mississippi remembers the historic tornado outbreak on April 26-27, 2011

Do you ever think that a tornado wont hit your home or community? Today marks 7 years since the historic tornado outbreak that devastated parts of Mississippi on April 26-27, 2011. 35 Mississippians died and 162 were injured from at … Continue reading

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