Total disaster assistance tops $4.6M
ACROSS MISSISSIPPI — Federal and state agencies have approved more than $4.6 million in the past five weeks to help people recover from tornadoes, floods and severe storms this spring in Mississippi.
Of that total, more than $3.5 million has been approved by the Federal Emergency Management Agency and the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency for housing and other needs.
The federal Small Business Administration has approved $1.1 million in low-interest disaster loans for homeowners, renters, businesses and nonprofit groups.
People affected by the April 23-24 tornadoes have until June 28 to apply for disaster assistance from FEMA and the SBA. For the May 1-2 severe storms and flooding, the deadline is July 13.
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