Disaster Recovery Center Open in Neshoba County


The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) and FEMA have opened a Disaster Recovery Center in Neshoba 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:

Dixon Volunteer Fire Department (look for the FEMA signage)
14800 Highway 21 South
Philadelphia, MS 39350

Opening: Noon to 6 p.m., June 21

Regular Hours: 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday and 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.

The center is closed on Sunday.

Homeowners and renters can visit any center for help.
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.

For the latest information on recovery from the April tornadoes, visit msema.org and www.fema.gov/disaster/4790. On X/Twitter follow MEMA @MSEMA and FEMA Region 4 @femaregion4.