Biden Declares Emergency, Help Rushes Into Impoverished Mississippi Delta Town, ‘Gone’

  • Recover teams on Sunday joined search-and-rescue efforts in Mississippi, after a deadly tornado ripped through the state’s impoverished Delta region two days earlier – killing at least 25.
  • The region is one of the poorest in the U.S.
  • President Biden early Sunday issued an emergency declaration for the state, making federal funding available to the areas hardest hit.
  • “Houses are gone, houses stacked on top of houses with vehicles on top of that,” said Rodney Porter, who lives about 20 miles south of Rolling Fork, which was hit hard by the tornado.
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