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 HIGHLIGHTS AG DISASTER ASSISTANCE FOR TORNADO VICTIMS

HYDE-SMITH HIGHLIGHTS AG DISASTER ASSISTANCE FOR TORNADO VICTIMS

USDA Programs, Discretionary Funds Can Help Offset Losses from Recent Tornadoes, Severe Spring Storms 

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Mississippi Easter Sunday Tornado Storm Damage to Poultry Houses (April 14, 2020)

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today identified U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) programs that could help cattle producers, poultry growers, and private landowners who experienced losses from recent historic...

PRESIDENT NAMES HYDE-SMITH TO OPENING UP AMERICA AGAIN CONGRESSIONAL GROUP

PRESIDENT NAMES HYDE-SMITH TO OPENING UP AMERICA AGAIN CONGRESSIONAL GROUP

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today accepted an invitation from President Donald Trump to serve on the Opening Up America Again Congressional Group to focus on providing advice and counsel on actions needed to safely open and restart economy following the COVID-19 public health emergency.

“I appreciate President Trump’s determination to safely open and restart the American economy.   His...

MISS. DELEGATION REQUESTS IMMEDIATE FEDERAL DISASTER DECLARATION FOR EASTER STORM DAMAGE

MISS. DELEGATION REQUESTS IMMEDIATE FEDERAL DISASTER DECLARATION FOR EASTER STORM DAMAGE

(Update:  On April 16, 2020, President Trump approved the Major Disaster Declaration requested by Governor Tate Reeves. Read more here.)

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Mississippi congressional delegation today sent a letter to President Donald J. Trump urging him to approve Mississippi Governor Tate Reeves’s request for an expedited major disaster declaration in the wake of devastating weather events across the...

Gov. Reeves, DHS Secretary Wolf tour Easter storm damage

WJTV-TV Jackson

Gov. Reeves, DHS Secretary Wolf tour Easter storm damage

Posted: Apr 17, 2020

LAUREL, Miss. (WHLT) – Governor Tate Reeves surveyed the damage from the Easter Sunday storms on Friday, along with acting Secretary of Homeland Security Chad Wolf and U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith.

The...

Gov. Reeves surveys damage in Jones County

WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

Gov. Reeves surveys damage in Jones County

By Eddie Robertson

JONES COUNTY, Miss. (WDAM) - Federal disaster assistance for Covington, Jones and Jefferson Davis counties has been approved by President Donald Trump.

This will help victims with temporary housing, home repairs, low...