Palazzo Updates Greene County Disaster Assistance Efforts
Palazzo to make second trip today to Greene County since Friday’s Storm
Gulfport, MS – Representative Steven Palazzo (MS-04) had this to say regarding Friday’s tornadoes that hit Greene County.
“My staff has been boots on the ground in Greene County assisting with local and state response efforts. We have been in constant communications with emergency responders since the storm. We are receiving regular preliminary damage assessment reports. I toured the damaged areas on Saturday and will be back in Greene County this evening.”
Palazzo added, “working in coordination with the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), my office is prepared to expedite the process to bring federal assistance for public infrastructure and housing destroyed or damaged in the storm. My staff will review the Preliminary Damage Assessments by FEMA and I will recommend swift action be taken by federal authorities to bring relief to this community. I am committed to the long term recovery of the communities impacted by the storm.”