Phil Bryant has declared a State of Emergency in preparation for Tropical Storm
Karen. The storm is forecast to impact Mississippi within the next 48 hours.
A State of Emergency declaration is an administrative tool that allows state
officials to position and deploy resources to assist areas that are impacted by
things residents can do to prepare for Tropical Storm Karen include knowing
where they will go if evacuation is necessary and having a fully stocked
emergency supply kit.
emergency supply kit should include items like:
and battery-powered radio with extra batteries.
and non-perishable food.
food and pet supplies.
and prescription medication.
of important family papers and documents in watertight holder or stored
details on preparedness checklists, as well as updates, please visit MEMA's
website or contact your
county emergency management director. The public may also access MEMA's mobile
phone application or follow MEMA on Facebook and Twitter
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