2 additional MEMA workers sent to South Carolina

FILE - In this Oct. 5, 2015, file photo, a pickup truck rests against the side of Gills Creek near a bridge in Columbia, S.C. Over the past week, as the water rose after days of unrelenting rain in the heart of South Carolina, the creek spilled misery and pain on rich and poor alike, robbing both of the things most precious to them. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton, File)

JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) — The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency deployed two more staff members to South Carolina over the weekend to support the historic flood disaster recovery.

Mitigation Office Director Jana Henderson and Floodplain Specialist Brent Miller drove over Sunday to begin a two-week mission.

Seven MEMA workers are assisting in South Carolina.

MEMA Public Information Officer Brett Carr, Logistics Chief Don Wilson and Operations Officer Zac Houston, Floodplain Bureau Director Stacey Ricks and Individual Assistance Specialist Angela Grant are the previously requested staffers.


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