Farmers, in their own words, talk about the 220,000 acres of farmland inundated with floodwaters in the Mississippi Delta, disrupting their lives and livelihoods. The area isn’t expected to drop below flood stage until August.
In Issaquena County, homes, churches, vehicles and farm equipment can be seen nearly submerged in flood water. This photo gallery shows the severity of the flooding in the county.
Living Day to Day: Surrounded by water and ignored by powerful officials, Tchula and its people fight for survival
Consistently among the poorest in the nation, this Delta town has been hit by a confluence of heavy rain and river overflow more extreme than it has seen in decades.
With hundreds of thousands of acres across six counties under water, debate over the controversial Yazoo Pumps project is once again the talk of the Mississippi Delta
‘From really bad to worse’: Eagle Lake residents race the clock to fight rising waters, save homes from catastrophic flood
With more rain in the forecast, and little help from the government, neighbors of this 400-person community have come together to battle Mother Nature. Still, some resident fear their efforts might only be delaying the inevitable.