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Counties now eligible to receive more post-Isaac aid

SOUTH MISSISSIPPI — More than two-dozen southern Mississippi counties will receive additional types of reimbursement for Hurricane Isaac storm recovery, the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency reports.

The Federal Emergency Management Agency can reimburse 75 percent of the eligible cost to repair road systems and bridges, water control facilities, public buildings and contents, public utilities, parks, recreational and other key public facilities in the following counties: Adams, Amite, Claiborne, Copiah, Covington, Franklin, George, Greene, Hancock, Harrison, Jackson, Jefferson, Jefferson Davis, Lamar, Lawrence, Lincoln, Marion, Newton, Pearl River, Perry, Pike, Smith, Stone, Walthall, Wayne and Wilkinson counties.

FEMA previously agreed to reimburse much of the cost of debris removal and emergency protective measures in the following counties: Adams, Amite, Attala, Carroll, Claiborne, Clarke, Copiah, Covington, Forrest, Franklin, George, Greene, Grenada, Hancock, Harrison, Hinds, Holmes, Jackson, Jasper, Jefferson, Jefferson Davis, Jones, Kemper, Lamar, Lauderdale, Lawrence, Leake, Lincoln, Madison, Marion, Montgomery, Neshoba, Newton, Noxubee, Pearl River, Perry, Pike, Rankin, Scott, Simpson,

Smith, Stone, Walthall, Warren, Winston, Wayne, Wilkinson and Yazoo plus the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians.

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