Jones County Disaster Recovery Center open for tornado victims

LAUREL, MS (WDAM) - A location for the Jones County Disaster Recovery Center has been confirmed by Jones County Emergency Management.

The center is in Laurel at the FEMA shelter beside the Magnolia Center at 1425 Ellisville Boulevard.

The center will be fully operational beginning Tuesday from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. seven days a week.

The center is for anybody who was affected by the tornadoes that hit Jones County two weeks ago.

Marda Tullos with the EOC said those seeking help must first register with FEMA, and then can find further assistance at the DRC.