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Saturday, September 03, 2005

More from Harrison County EOC 

From Col. Joe Spraggins, Harrison County EOC, earlier today: --U.S. Postal Service will provide free post office boxes for those facing long-term evacuation, no matter where they are in the country. --Congressman Gene Taylor's office will have a trailor set up on the northeast corner of the Harrison County Courthouse and will be open for business on Monday, Sept. 5. --They plan to distribute booklets at all distribution sites with information on repairing flood damaged homes, health and hygiene topics, etc. --Folks who want to donate clothing, non-perishable food and other materials should take them to the drop off point at the corner of U.S. 49 and Dedeaux Road in Gulfport. --A center for in-take and assignment of volunteers has been set up at the Orange Grove-Lyman Chamber of Commerce on U.S. 49. Anyone who wishes to volunteer in any role should report there. --For help finding family members or friends who are missing, go to the family assistance centers that the Harrison County coroner has set up: Cororner's office in Gulfport, Biloxi Police Department and the Hancock EOC on Dunbar in Bay St. Louis.

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