Mississippi Emergency Management Agency

09/07/2023 | Press release | Archived content

FEMA Mobile Recovery Center Opening in Jackson County, Disaster Recovery Center Closing Sept. 7

Madison, Miss. FEMA and the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) are bringing a mobile recovery center to Jackson County. The fixed Disaster Recovery Center will close permanently on Thursday, Sept. 7 at 6 p.m.

The mobile recovery center will open at 8 a.m. on Monday, Sept. 11. The center will be located at:

Riverfront Community Center, parking lot

4400 Denny St.

Moss Point, MS 39563

Days and Hours: Monday through Friday; 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Going to a center is not necessary to apply or to connect with FEMA and its partners. Jackson County residents can continue to get information and apply for assistance by going to disasterassistance.gov or by calling the FEMA helpline at 800-621-3362. The helpline is live 24 hours a day, seven days a week, with language translation services available. If you use a relay service, such as video relay (VRS), captioned telephone or other service, give FEMA your number for that service. For an accessible video on how to apply for assistance go to, youtube.com/watch?v=WZGpWI2RCNw.

For the latest information on recovery from the June tornadoes, visit msema.org and fema.gov/disaster/4727. On Twitter/X follow MEMA @MSEMA and FEMA Region 4 @femaregion4.

FEMA's mission is helping people before, during, and after disasters.

All FEMA disaster assistance will be provided without discrimination on the grounds of race, color, sex (including sexual harassment), sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age, disability, limited English proficiency, economic status. If you believe your civil rights are being violated, you can call the Civil Rights Resource line at 833-285-7448. Multilingual operators are available (press 2 for Spanish). If you use a Video Relay Service (VRS), captioned telephone service or others, give FEMA your number for that service.