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Congressman Bennie Thompson

Representing the District of Mississippi

Homeland Security

Hinds County, MS, Pre-Disaster Mitigation and Emergency Alert Project

  • In the Subcommittee on Homeland Security Fiscal Year 2011 Appropriations Bill, the Hinds County, MS Pre-Disaster Mitigation and Emergency Alert Project, P.O. Box 686, Hinds County, MS, respectfully request $500,000, in FEMA - Predisaster Mitigation funding for emergency alert and notification systems to reduce or eliminate risk to people and property from natural hazards and their effects.  Hinds County is in dire need of upgrades and replacements of its warning sirens and emergency alert infrastructure.