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ADOS AF Mississippi helping to improve climate resilience


Enter Mississippi Rising, (ADOS AF MS is a part of this coalition) a multiracial, intergenerational grassroots organization that in 2020 developed the Mississippi Gulf Coast Mutual Aid Collective, a network that provides rapid response following hurricanes and extreme winter weather.* So far, the collective has coordinated to provide direct cash aid and necessities like personal hygiene supplies to those impacted by a winter ice storm, Hurricane Ida in 2021, the Jackson water crisis, and the 2023 tornadoes in northern, Mississippi and coastal Moss Point. The network also trains volunteers as a part of community emergency response teams that respond quickly during disasters and who can then work with FEMA or the American Red Cross when they arrive later.
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