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

Incident period: November 9, 2002 to November 12, 2002
Major Disaster Declaration declared on November 13, 2002

Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases

November 22, 2002
News Release
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 tornadoes and severe storms that occurred from November 9-12, 2002. The counties added to the declaration are Bledsoe, Fentress, Roane, and Van Buren counties. All were designated for Individual Assistance, which provides aid to individuals, families and business owners.
November 21, 2002
News Release
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 Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today. Counties eligible for the Public Assistance program are: Anderson, Bedford, Carroll, Coffee, Crockett, Cumberland, Gibson, Madison, Marshall, Meigs, Morgan, Roane, Scott, Tipton, Van Buren and Warren.
November 19, 2002
News Release
Nashville, TN -- Federal and state officials have established a Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Cumberland County to assist victims of the recent tornadoes and severe storms. The center will be open from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Nov. 22 and 23 and from 7 a.m. to Noon on Nov. 24. The center will be located at: Thunderbird Recreation Hall106 Deer Run Drive Lake Tansi, TN
November 18, 2002
News Release
Nashville, TN -- Federal and state officials have established a Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Tipton County to assist victims of the recent tornadoes and severe storms. The center will be open from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. for three days, Nov. 19-21, 2002. The center will be located at:
November 18, 2002
News Release
Nashville, TN -- If your family or business sustained losses in the recent Tennessee tornadoes, federal and state assistance may be available to help you recover. Here are some suggestions for expediting that assistance.
November 17, 2002
News Release
Nashville, TN -- Federal and state officials have established a Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Morgan County to assist victims of the recent tornadoes and severe storms. The center will be open from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. for three days, Nov. 19-21, 2002. The center will be located at:

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