Flood update- May 13
A Disaster Recovery Center is now open in Tunica County for victims of storm damage, flash flooding and river flooding in Tunica, Tate, DeSoto, Coahoma and Panola counties.
The center is a one-stop shop for information and for applying for assistance. Representatives from FEMA, MEMA, SBA, the Red Cross, the Salvation Army and other help agencies are on hand to answer questions, solve problems and help with paperwork. Even if you registered with FEMA by phone, agency representatives at the center can answer any questions you may have.
The center is located at the Dundee Recreation Center, 9140 Dundee Road. Travel south on Highway 61 about 13 miles from the town of Tunica, and turn west on Dundee Road. You can see the center from the highway.
The river flooding declaration number is 1983. The storm damage number is 1972. It will help to have these numbers when you apply for assistance.
Hours of operation are Monday through Saturday, 9 a.m. through 7 p.m. (NOTE: The DRC is open this Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. The new hours begin Monday.)