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.


HYDE-SMITH ANNOUNCES $22.7 MILLION TO REPAIR STORM-DAMAGED FEDERAL ROADWAYS IN MISS. 

HYDE-SMITH ANNOUNCES $22.7 MILLION TO REPAIR STORM-DAMAGED FEDERAL ROADWAYS IN MISS. 

Funding Includes $8.0 Million Dedicated to Vicksburg National Military Park & Natchez Trace

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), who serves on the Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced the award of more than $22.7 million in emergency relief funding to offset the costs for repairing and reconstructing federal roadways damaged by flooding and storms earlier this year.

Among the...

MISS. SENATORS ANNOUNCE $1.8 MILLION FOR MISSISSIPPI FIRE DEPARTMENTS

MISS. SENATORS ANNOUNCE $1.8 MILLION FOR MISSISSIPPI FIRE DEPARTMENTS

FEMA Grants to Support Safety Upgrades for First Responders

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today announced $1,808,830 in Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) grant funding to support safety upgrades for fire departments in five Mississippi communities.

The grants were awarded under the FEMA Assistance to Firefighters Grants (AFG) program.

“This latest round of FEMA...

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH ANNOUNCE $1.17 MILLION FOR MISSISSIPPI FIRE DEPARTMENTS

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH ANNOUNCE $1.17 MILLION FOR MISSISSIPPI FIRE DEPARTMENTS

FEMA Grants to Support Safety Upgrades for First Responders

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today announced $1,174,106 in Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) grant funding to support safety upgrades for fire departments in eight Mississippi communities.

The grants were awarded under the FEMA Assistance to Firefighters Grants (AFG) program.

“Each year, FEMA’s...

City of Corinth receives $1.48 million FEMA grant for drainage repair

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City of Corinth receives $1.48 million FEMA grant for drainage repair

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CORINTH, Miss. (WJTV) – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) announced Friday that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has approved $1.48 million to support the City of Corinth’s repair of an...

Warren County receives federal food and shelter program funds

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Warren County receives federal food and shelter program funds

By John Surratt 

United Way of West Central Mississippi will be the beneficiary of almost $60,000 in federal emergency shelter and food money to help the homeless and provide food for those in need.

The money is part of $3...