Misc. Disaster Payments in Mississippi totaled $323 million from 1995-2020‡.

Congressional Districts in Mississippi Receiving Misc. Disaster Payments payments, 1995-2020‡

Rank District Misc. Disaster Payments
1995-2020‡
Pct of
Total
Running
Percentage
12nd District of Mississippi (Rep. Bennie Thompson)$195,691,32060.5%60.5%
21st District of Mississippi (Rep. Trent Kelly)$92,074,26328.5%89.0%
33rd District of Mississippi (Rep. Michael Guest)$21,858,4066.8%95.8%
44th District of Mississippi (Rep. Steven Palazzo)$9,781,0793.0%98.8%

NOTE: Not all recipients were able to be placed into Congressional Districts so the District total may not total 100%. Nationally 96% of all program monies were designated into a Congressional District

Source: Environmental Working Group. Compiled from USDA data.

‡ Data for 2020 includes payments made by USDA through June 30, 2020 and does not include crop insurance premium subsidies.

 

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