Jones County declared a federal disaster area

JONES COUNTY, MS (WDAM) - This is a news release from FEMA and Jones County Emergency Management

Late this afternoon the Jones County Emergency Management Agency Executive Director Marda Tullos received

confirmation that Jones County has been declared a Federal disaster area, eligible for (IA) individual assistance

and (PA) Public Assistance under Mississippi Severe Storms, Tornadoes, And Flooding (DR-4175)http://www.fema.gov/disaster/4175

We urge citizens affected by the recent storms that ravaged Jones County to register with FEMA now.

Additional information, including the location of a disaster recovery center will be announced soon.

To register with FEMA for assistance use one of the methods below.

FEMA has posted an instructional video that explains the registration process.