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Governor Tate Reeves was joined by Stephen McCraney, Government Director, Mississippi Emergency Administration Company, Gracia Szczech, Area IV Administrator, FEMA, Sean Tindell, Commissioner, Mississippi Division of Public Security, Dr. Jim Craig, Director of Well being Safety, Mississippi State Division of Well being, and Janson D. Boyles, Adjutant Common, Mississippi Nationwide Guard to debate Hurricane Ida and its impression on Mississippi.
MEMA accepting injury evaluation experiences
*This can be a data-collection software to assist conduct injury assessments, NOT an software for monetary help. pic.twitter.com/39o4AqsCl2
— msema (@MSEMA) August 30, 2021
President Joe Biden held a press briefing with officers from Louisiana and Mississippi together with FEMA Administrator Deanne Criswell and Governor Tate Reeves…
Governor Reeves mentioned Mississippi is in a little bit of a distinct place than that of Louisiana. by 12:30 on Monday the attention of the storm was west of Jackson which may imply one other 18 to 22 hours of the attention of the storm being within the state. The storm has slowed right down to roughly 8 miles per hour which may imply extra rainfall for the state than anticipated.
…Reeves mentioned because of the massive dimension of the storm the most important risk for tornadic exercise nonetheless lies within the coastal areas and simply north of there.
Nonetheless, the excellent news is as a result of the storm has slowed down wind speeds have considerably slowed down within the central a part of the state.
“We all know that our biggest threats right here in Mississippi are with rising waters and energy outages. We’ve obtained 135,000 plus Mississippi dwellings that wouldn’t have energy,” mentioned Reeves. He mentioned that quantity is anticipated to extend.
Reeves mentioned presently it’s evident that the federal search and rescue companions are usually not wanted and have been launched to assist Louisiana. Reeves mentioned state groups can be sufficient contemplating the reduction of potential injury.
YP – Hyde-Smith: Additional Miss. Livestock, Poultry Producers Now Eligible for USDA Coronavirus Aid
U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), a member of the Senate Agriculture Appropriations Subcommittee, at the moment inspired eligible agriculture producers in Mississippi to use for U.S. Division of Agriculture help associated to losses linked to the coronavirus pandemic.
The USDA lately printed its remaining rule to make contract producers of livestock and poultry eligible for help beneath the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP) 2. Congress authorized the direct funds as a part of the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021.
“The rule for contract growers of livestock and poultry broadens eligibility for CFAP 2, correcting an earlier oversight. I hope eligible producers will now apply for help if their operations had been affected by disruptions brought on by the continuing pandemic,” Hyde-Smith mentioned.
MSDH COVID-19 Reporting – For 3 Days
In the present day MSDH is reporting 7,971 extra circumstances of COVID-19 in Mississippi, 82 deaths, and 171 ongoing outbreaks in long-term care services. State #covid19 totals: 435,611 circumstances, 8,361 deaths, and 1,154,329 individuals absolutely vaccinated. Full data: https://t.co/YCv9xPyJDk pic.twitter.com/cBPRgl1g7Z
— MS Dept of Well being (@msdh) August 30, 2021
Starkville could turn into the second metropolis in Mississippi, after Jackson, to require vaccinations for all metropolis staff.
A vaccination coverage will quickly come earlier than the board of aldermen in Starkville.
“It is necessary for us to be obtainable to the general public and do our job,” Mayor Lynn Spruill mentioned.
Metropolis leaders mentioned they’re listening to either side as they contemplate a vaccination coverage for metropolis staff.