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Grant helps MS flood victims

Grant helps MS flood victims

Flood victims salvage belongings in Wilkinson County. (Source: WLBT photo) Flood victims salvage belongings in Wilkinson County. (Source: WLBT photo)
NEW ORLEANS, LA (WVUE) -

The first $50,000 of a grant to help flood victims in Mississippi reaches Wilkinson County the week of Sept. 19. The money will be used to buy materials and supplies to repair flood-damaged homes. 

The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency announced plans to help flood victims across the state with a $250,000 grant. Mississippi damage totals from August's flooding event fell short of the threshold for FEMA disaster assistance.

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