DHS offers disaster relief in Jasper County

JASPER COUNTY, MS (WDAM) - The Mississippi Department of Human Services is offering assistance to residents who suffered tornado damage.

DHS is implementing the Disaster Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program to assist victims who received damaged from the severe weather on April 15-28, 2011.

In order to qualify you must have incurred disaster related expenses as a direct result of the severe weather.

Jasper County DHS Director, Jim Sims, is encouraging those affected by the tornado to apply.

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