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BMWED Tornado Disaster Relief

Published: Mar 27 2023 4:29PM

The BMWED has received a vote in favor of the March 27, 2023 Executive Board Ballot, approving $500 and $2,000 Disaster Relief Benefits to Members in Mississippi who suffered certain losses due to the recent tornadoes.

On April 4, 2023 the BMWED reached a majority vote to extend the Disaster Relief Benefits benefits to BMWED members who were victims of severe storms and tornados in Arkansas, with no duplication of benefits being paid to an individual member.

The BMWED will provide $2,000 to those members who lost immediate housing at their primary residence and their jobs; and $500 to members who lost their jobs but who have immediate housing OR has lost immediate housing, but has their job, as a result of this natural disaster.

Members who believe they qualify for the disaster relief should submit their completed form (linked below) and appropriate documentation to disasterrelief@bmwe.org

$500 Disaster Relief Form
$2,000 Disaster Relief Form