Posts Tagged ‘disaster declaration’

SBA disaster assistance available due to rain, flooding

ACROSS MISSISSIPPI — The U.S. Small Business Administration announced today that federal economic injury disaster loans are available to small businesses, small agricultural cooperatives, small businesses engaged in aquaculture and most private non-profit organizations of all sizes located in Mississippi as a result of excessive rain and flooding beginning Jan. 1, 2013. The disaster declaration […] [...]

Bryant declares state of emergency as winter storm ices state

ACROSS MISSISSIPPI — Gov. Phil Bryant has declared a state of emergency in several counties hit hard by wintry ice storm. Bryant’s office said late last night that at least 45 counties had reported being affected by the storms. “We are taking the threat of severe weather seriously, and we are looking to ensure that […] [...]

SBA loans available to victims of drought

BENTON COUNTY and MARSHALL COUNTY — The U.S. Small Business Administration’s economic injury disaster loans are available to small businesses, small agricultural cooperatives, small businesses engaged in aquaculture and most private non-profit organizations of all sizes located in Benton and Marshall counties in Mississippi as a result of drought and excessive heat that occurred from […] [...]

Barbour wants disaster declaration ahead of floodwaters

by For the MBJ Published: May 4,2011

Tags: disaster, disaster declaration, federal government, flooding, floods, state government

ACROSS MISSISSIPPI — Gov. Haley Barbour has requested President Obama declare 11 counties along the Mississippi River as disaster areas in anticipation of major flooding. The counties requested include Adams, Bolivar, Claiborne, Coahoma, Desoto, Issaquena, Jefferson, Tunica, Warren, Washington and Wilkinson. Other counties will be added as appropriate. “The Mississippi River will reach historic levels over […] [...]

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