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.
HYDE-SMITH: FEMA PROVIDES $1.48 MILLION FOR CORINTH DRAINAGE PIPE REPAIR
Tropical Storm Olga Flooding Damaged Underground Storm Drainage System
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today announced that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has approved $1.48 million to support the City of Corinth’s repair of an underground storm drainage system.
FEMA is providing 75 percent of the repair cost for the South Corinth Arch Pipe Drainage System, which was damaged...
WICKER, HYDE-SMITH CELEBRATE CONFIRMATION OF CORY WILSON TO FIFTH CIRCUIT
Mississippi Judge is President Trump’s 200th Confirmed Appointment to the Federal Bench
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today celebrated the confirmation of Mississippi Court of Appeals Judge Cory T. Wilson to be a U.S. Circuit Judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth...
HYDE-SMITH URGES SENATORS TO CONFIRM CORY WILSON TO THE FIFTH CIRCUIT COURT OF APPEALS
Miss. Senator Addresses Senate on Behalf of Mississippi Nominee
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today encouraged her Senate colleagues to confirm Mississippi Court of Appeals Judge Cory T. Wilson to be a U.S. Circuit Judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.
In a floor speech, Hyde...
‘Glade tornado was like this’
By Mark Thornton
Man who cleaned up after that twister hit by second F4 in county history
There are only two F4 tornadoes recorded in Jones County history, and Mike Kelley was directly involved with both of them.
He went to Glade to work on the...
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...
Governor, federal officials visit victims; fourth resident’s death attributed to tornado
Apr 17, 2020
A fourth Jones County resident died as the result of injuries suffered when a massive tornado struck her home on Matthews Road.
Gov. Tate Reeves and federal officials visited the...