The U.S. Department of Homeland Security, as the lead agency for the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and U.S. Coast Guard, plays an important role in Mississippi.
Senator Hyde-Smith is committed to working closely with FEMA and other federal agencies to ensure Mississippians are prepared for natural disasters and emergency situations. She supports hazard mitigation policies, which have proven to help save lives and save taxpayer dollars.
The Senator also supports Homeland Security efforts to protect the American people from domestic and foreign threats, which include ensuring a strong and well-equipped U.S. Coast Guard.
WICKER, HYDE-SMITH, & PALAZZO ANNOUNCE $3.52 MILLION GRANT FOR MISSISSIPPI COAST COLISEUM
RESTORE Act Funds Will Support Planning & Construction Costs for Site Improvements
WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), and Congressman Steven Palazzo (R-Miss.), today announced a $3.52 million grant to the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality to fund engineering, design, and construction for site improvements at the Mississippi Coast Coliseum and...
WICKER, HYDE-SMITH & PALAZZO ANNOUNCE FORREST COUNTY SAFE ROOM FUNDING
FEMA Approves More Than $1 Million for Hattiesburg-Area Safe Room
WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker, R-Miss., Cindy Hyde Smith, R-Miss., and Congressman Steven Palazzo, R-Miss., today announced a $1 million grant to construct a community safe room at the Forrest County Agricultural High School in Brooklyn.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) approved the Hazard Mitigation grant to construct the 5,000-square...
Hyde-Smith votes for water infrastructure bill
By Brittany Land
U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith, a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, voted to send President Trump a bill providing critical funding for flood control, infrastructure, and harbors in Mississippi.
Leflore County Fire Dept. lands grant of nearly $400K
The Leflore County Fire Department is going to get almost $400,000 from Washington to purchase equipment that will better protect volunteer firefighters.
The $382,546 grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency...
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Lamar County Fire Service Receives FEMA Grants
By Haskel Burns
Lamar County fire service officials recently received $396,785 of more than $1.85 million in grant money given throughout the state from the Federal Management Agency as part of the Fiscal Year 2017 Assistance to...