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MEMA updates damage report following North Mississippi flooding

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Damage assessments continue after heavy rainfall led to flooding across a large portion of North Mississippi last week.

While these numbers are preliminary and could change as the process continues, the latest report from the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency shows damage to 121 homes, 11 businesses and 136 public roads across 12 counties. 

  • Attala County:
    • Homes Impacted: 3
    • Roads Impacted: 29
    • Businesses Impacted: 1
  • Chickasaw County:
    • Roads Impacted: 10
  • Coahoma County:
    • Homes Impacted: 1
    • Roads Impacted: 10
    • Businesses Impacted: 1
  • Grenada County:
    • Homes Impacted: 13
    • Public Buildings/Utilities Impacted: 2
  • Issaquena County:
    • Homes Impacted: 13
    • Public Building: 1
    • Businesses Impacted: 1
  • Lafayette County:
    • Homes Impacted: 4
    • Roads/Utilities Impacted: 14
    • Businesses Impacted: 6
  • Lee County:
    • Homes Impacted: 18
    • Roads Impacted: 2
  • Oktibbeha County:
    • Homes Impacted: 1
    • Public Building Impacted: 1
    • Businesses Impacted: 1
  • Panola County:
    • Roads Impacted: 23
  • Tallahatchie County:
    • Homes Impacted: 50
    • Roads Impacted: 5
  • Quitman County:
    • Homes Impacted: 12
    • Roads Impacted: 36
    • Businesses Impacted: 1
  • Yalobusha County:
    • Homes Impacted: 6
    • Roads Impacted: 3

During damage assessments, crews will inspect homes based on the following criteria set by FEMA:

Residents can self-report damage to county emergency management agencies through MEMA’s self-reporting tool. Click here to view the self-report links for each county. Impacted residents can begin their recovery efforts by filing insurance claims and documenting damage through photos.

For Farmers that have suffered losses during the flood event, that damage must be reported through the county Farm Service Agency.

MEMA also shared the following video footage of the flooding:

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