Disaster Mobile Disaster Recovery Center opens in Hinds County

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JANS – The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) and FEMA have opened a second Mobile Disaster Recovery Center in Hinds County to help survivors affected by the April 8-11, 2024, severe storms, tornadoes, and flooding. 

Specialists from FEMA, the State of Mississippi, and the U.S. Small Business Administration will be at the center to help survivors apply for federal disaster assistance, check the status of their application, answer questions, and provide referrals to resources.

The center is located at: Smith-Wills Stadium parking lot (look for the FEMA signage), 1200 Cool Papa Bell Drive, Jackson, MS 39216.

The center is open Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Closed on Sundays. 

To find the location of all open centers, visit fema.gov/drc.

It is not necessary to visit a center to apply for assistance. Survivors can apply for FEMA assistance by going online to DisasterAssistance.gov, downloading the FEMA mobile app, or calling the FEMA Helpline at 800-621-3362. 

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Disaster Mobile Disaster Recovery Center opens in Hinds County

By Jackson Advocate News Service
June 30, 2024