RELEASE

Congressman Thompson Announces FEMA Grants To the Second District

WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Representative Bennie G. Thompson (MS-02) announced four U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency grants totaling $10,168,502 for Yazoo, Holmes, Montgomery counties and the city of Durant. The grants will be cover the cost of debris removal in result of the severe storm that took place on April 30, 2017.

“The April storm took a toll on Mississippians residing in all of the counties affected,” Thompson said. “Six months later, we are still in the process of rebuilding. I am hopeful the reimbursement grants awarded by FEMA will be used to aid in moving forward from the devastating storm that occurred.”



Yazoo County will receive an award of $3,520,577.96. Holmes County is to receive the amount of $3,476,343.74. Montgomery County will be awarded $1,631,892.58. And, the city of Durant will receive $1,539,687.73.

10/11/17