The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency is sending another worker to help with the flood disaster recovery efforts in South Carolina.
MEMA deployed its Voluntary Agency Liaison to South Carolina Friday morning.
Meredith Lee begins a two-week mission to assist with coordination of volunteer efforts. This brings the total to eight MEMA personnel provided through Emergency Management Assistance Compact requests by the state of South Carolina.
“The ongoing support provided by Mississippi is a testament to the high standard of emergency management capability and experience we have built here in our state which is vital to maintain,” said MEMA Director Robert Latham. “We are extremely proud of the willingness of our staff to assist our friends in South Carolina during the historic flooding event.