Mississippi Severe Storms, Straight-line Winds, and Tornadoes (Disaster 4697)
Severe Storms, Straight-line Winds, and Tornadoes struck the state of Mississippi from March 24-25, 2023. On March 26, 2023, President Biden declared a major disaster.
People in the following areas are eligible to receive federal disaster assistance:
*Montgomery and Panola counties were added on March 30, 2023.
For the complete whitehouse.gov press release, please click here.
A free legal help hotline is now available for Mississippi Tornadoes survivors.
The hotline is available to connect survivors to free legal services in qualifying counties who cannot afford an attorney. Survivors can call 1-877-691-6185. Hours of Operation are Monday-Friday, 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM. Survivors can call the hotline anytime and leave a message if calling after hours.
For more information, please see the full press release (English | Spanish).