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Heat Emergency Plan for Jackson, MS


This project is conducted in partnership with the city of Jackson, supported and sponsored by grants from the National League of Cities and the EPA.

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This project, generously sponsored by the EPA developed a neighborhood level heat preparedness plan that focuses on addressing local vulnerabilities in West Jackson. It is organized by Neighborhood Emergency Response Team (NERT) led by Team Leader (Mark McArthur), who works closely with an At-home Resources Coordinator, Cooling Centers and Transportation Coordinator, Volunteer Coordinators and Communication Coordinators.  

For more information, contact Mark McArthur at



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