Biden Admin Declares ‘Major Disaster’ In Mississippi

  • White House officials said the aid would go toward temporary housing and home repairs, low-cost loans to cover uninsured property losses, and other programs to help individuals and business owners recover from the effects of the disaster.
  • Biden administration officials approved the aid for the Mississippi counties of Carroll, Humphreys, Monroe, and Sharkey to state, tribal, and eligible local governments and certain private nonprofit organizations.
  • “Jill and I are praying for those who have lost loved ones in the devastating tornadoes in Mississippi and for those whose loved ones are missing,” Biden said.