On Friday night 3/24/2023 a deadly tornado outbreak and strong thunderstorms swept across Mississippi and Alabama, with one long-track twister leaving a trail of destruction for more than 90 miles. At least 25 people have died in Mississippi and search and rescue operations were underway in Sharkey and Humphreys counties, Mississippi.
Attention Monroe County Community: We have a mobile shower unit set up for our community at your local Amory Walmart. It is located next to the Automotive Care Center. Please feel free to utilize. There are multiple stalls available. It will be Available from 7am-7pm daily. 3/26/2023
September 30., 2021 Unity in Disasters provided 20 pallets of food and relief supplies to support Hurricane Ida relief to Jackosn, Mississippi. In partnership our network partners assisted with the distribution to the community. Picture's above show donations in action !
Due to the freezing temperatures that effected Texas and other southern states, Unity in Disasters was able to help. We provided 400 gallons of water to Jackson, Mississippi on 3/9/2021. In addition, we sent 15 pallets of bottled water to Houston, Texas in February 2021
Unity in Mississippi: donated tractor trailer truck load 14 Pallets of roof shingles to Hattiesburg, Mississippi
Severe Weather - Tornado Outbreak - Hattiesburg Ms Feburary 10, 2013 Over 570 homes destroyed or sustained major damage. Three shelters remain open for affected residents:
· Forrest County Community 361 Shelter on U.S. 49 South in Hattiesburg.
· Petal Civic Center at 712 South Main Street in Petal.
· Lamar County Multipurpose Center at 99 Central Industrial Rd. in Purvis. Residents of storm-affected areas that have immediate needs can call 2-1-1 and register (alternate number: 866-472-8265).
After hurricane Isaac pasted through Mississippi in 2012, Unity In Disasters was able to support relief efforts through our donors. We were able to provide $ 200.00 worth of phone cards, sheetrock, plywood, insulation, cabinets, hygiene kits and roof shingles mentioned above. Estimated value of in kind donations were $80,600.00