News Releases for Tennessee Severe Storms, Tornadoes and Flooding (DR-1441)

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Friday, November 7, 2003 - 00:00
Atlanta, GA -- The tornadoes that ripped through 20 Tennessee counties a year ago this week triggered federal assistance that now adds up to $16,836,138. As Americans celebrate Veteran's Day...
Friday, December 20, 2002 - 00:00
Nashville, TN -- Federal and state disaster assistance to individuals, businesses and local governments in 22 disaster-stricken Tennessee counties totaled more than $12.1 million Friday, with more...
Wednesday, December 18, 2002 - 00:00
Nashville, TN -- Tennesseans rebuilding their homes after November's devastating tornadoes can make them safer, should other storms blow their way in the future. "Including a safe room as part of a...
Tuesday, December 17, 2002 - 00:00
Nashville, TN -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) remind Tennessee residents to complete and return their disaster loan applications,...
Monday, December 16, 2002 - 00:00
Nashville, TN -- Federal and state disaster assistance to individuals, businesses and local governments in 22 disaster-stricken Tennessee counties topped $8 million Monday, with more than 520 checks...
Friday, December 13, 2002 - 00:00
Nashville, TN -- Crisis counseling is now available to assist victims of the recent tornadoes and severe storms that struck several areas around Tennessee. Those needing assistance should call 1-800-...
Thursday, December 12, 2002 - 00:00
Nashville, TN -- One month remains for Tennessee residents and business owners to apply for disaster assistance. The application deadline is January 13. State and federal assistance is available to...
Wednesday, December 11, 2002 - 00:00
Nashville, TN -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has a toll-free number that residents of Tennessee can call to get information about disaster assistance and the status of their...
Tuesday, December 10, 2002 - 00:00
Nashville, TN -- The tornadoes and storms damaged or destroyed your home. You registered with the Red Cross and even reported damage to a local emergency manager. However, there is one additional...
Monday, December 9, 2002 - 00:00
Nashville, TN -- Federal and state disaster assistance to individuals, businesses and local governments in 22 disaster-stricken Tennessee counties topped $4.2 million Monday, with more than 430...
Friday, December 6, 2002 - 00:00
Nashville, TN -- People unable to work because of the severe storms and tornadoes that occurred in Tennessee from November 9-12 may be eligible for Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA). Self-...
Thursday, December 5, 2002 - 00:00
Nashville, TN -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) today announced the process through which people can appeal the type of disaster housing assistance they have received, or the amount...
Wednesday, December 4, 2002 - 00:00
Nashville, TN -- The Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) at the Red Kap Building in Wartburg will close at 6 p.m. on Sunday, December 8. The hours of operation are 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily including...
Monday, December 2, 2002 - 00:00
Nashville, TN -- Federal and state disaster assistance to individuals and businesses in 20 disaster-stricken Tennessee counties topped $2.1 million Monday, with more than 360 checks sent directly to...
Tuesday, November 26, 2002 - 00:00
Nashville, TN -- Inspectors are now visiting people who have registered for assistance to recover from the tornadoes and severe storms that struck Tennessee from November 9-12. "The inspections...
Monday, November 25, 2002 - 00:00
Nashville, TN -- Federal and state disaster assistance to individuals and businesses in 20 disaster-stricken Tennessee counties topped $1.4 million Monday, with more than 300 checks sent directly to...
Sunday, November 24, 2002 - 00:00
Nashville, TN -- State and federal officials are advising residents of Tennessee's tornado disaster counties to use caution when hiring contractors to clean up and repair their homes and businesses...
Saturday, November 23, 2002 - 00:00
Nashville, TN -- A Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) staffed with federal and state officials is returning to Morgan County to assist victims of the recent tornadoes and severe storms. The center will...
Friday, November 22, 2002 - 00:00
Nashville, TN -- Disaster assistance has been made available for four more counties in Tennessee, the head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today. The declaration covers...
Thursday, November 21, 2002 - 00:00
Nashville, TN -- Sixteen Tennessee counties are now eligible for the FEMA Public Assistance program, which provides aid to local governments affected by tornadoes and severe storms, the head of the...

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