Still recovering from 2020, victims face another

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When the water receded from her Northeast Jackson neighborhood in 2020, Barbara Green thought she was safe. A neighbor told her floods like that only happen every few decades.

Friday morning, Green was packing everything she could into the back of her SUV as the Pearl River began to show its ugly side again.

“This was definitely not expected,” Green said as she stood in her garage next to her vehicle. “I’m not financially recovered from the last one.

“I lost everything. My washer and dryer were able to be salvaged and some wooden tables; I was able to clean them.”

Green said she has lived in…

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