Senator Hyde-Smith believes preparedness is imperative to protecting lives and property when severe storms and natural disasters hit Mississippi and other areas of the country. A state-level lawmaker when Hurricane Katrina devastated the state, she recognizes the role of the federal government in helping individuals, communities, and the state rebound after such disasters. Senator Hyde-Smith supports the Federal Emergency Management Agency and efforts to improve the agency’s effectiveness.
Forrest County schools will soon have a new way of responding to tornado warnings
By Ellen Ciurczak
Mike Papas has one emergency storm shelter under his belt and five to go.
The auxiliary services director for Forrest County School District is overseeing construction of six...
"Katrina is finally over for Waveland" -- City set to receive final reimbursement from FEMA
By Cassandra Favre
Waveland Mayor Mike Smith on Wednesday announced that FEMA would be reinstating more than $1.4 million to the city in reference to PW's 4916 and 4917 for the Sanitary Sewer...
Federal flood solutions face slow progress
By Tim Reeves
By air it looks bad. In person, on the ground, or in a boat, it’s far worse.
For U.S. Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith, the devastation of the ongoing flood in the Yazoo Backwater Area, in the Delta and along the Mississippi River has...