President Joe Biden declared a state of emergency for Mississippi on Sunday, providing federal funding for recovery efforts after a deadly tornado tore through the Mississippi Delta on Friday night, killing at least 25 people and injuring dozens more. The twister, which received a preliminary EF-4 rating, devastated towns in Carroll, Humphreys, Monroe, and Sharkey counties, leaving hundreds of people displaced and many homes, commercial buildings, and municipal offices destroyed. Recovery crews resumed their search for survivors on Sunday, while the National Weather Service warned of more severe weather in Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, and Georgia. A tornado was reported to have touched down early Sunday near the Alabama border. Mississippi Governor Tate Reeves declared a state of emergency and promised to help rebuild. More than a half-dozen shelters were opened in Mississippi to house those who have been displaced.

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