News Releases for Tennessee Severe Storms, Tornadoes and Flooding (DR-1464)

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Saturday, May 17, 2003 - 00:00
Nashville, TN -- A disaster recovery center will open in Murfreesboro, Tenn., noon to 6 p.m. Sunday (May 18) to provide information on state and federal assistance to families and individuals who...
Friday, May 16, 2003 - 00:00
Nashville, TN -- A mobile disaster recovery center will be set up in Dyersburg, Tenn., Sunday and Monday (May 18-19) to provide information on assistance to families and individuals who sustained...
Friday, May 16, 2003 - 00:00
Nashville, TN -- The rash of destructive tornadoes that ripped across Tennessee this month is generating fresh interest in the construction of residential safe rooms where families can seek shelter...
Friday, May 16, 2003 - 00:00
Nashville, TN -- With more than $4.4 million in federal and state disaster assistance already approved for families affected by May?s successive waves of severe storms, Tennessee counties are...
Friday, May 16, 2003 - 00:00
Nashville, TN -- A disaster recovery center will open in Chattanooga, Tenn., Saturday (May 17) to provide information on state and federal assistance to families and individuals who sustained...
Friday, May 16, 2003 - 00:00
Nashville, TN -- State and federal officials are advising residents of Tennessee's storm-damaged counties to be careful when hiring contractors to clean up and repair their homes and businesses. "...
Thursday, May 15, 2003 - 00:00
Nashville, TN -- Officials are cautioning Tennessee's disaster victims against careless disposal of hazardous wastes they find in the debris generated by the severe storms that swept the state in...
Thursday, May 15, 2003 - 00:00
Nashville, TN -- A mobile recovery center will be set up in Lexington, Tenn., Friday and Saturday (May 16-17) to provide information on disaster assistance to families and individuals who sustained...
Thursday, May 15, 2003 - 00:00
Nashville, TN -- -- Disaster assistance has been made available in 23 additional Tennessee counties to help residents recover from the effects of the severe storms, tornadoes, and floods that hit...
Wednesday, May 14, 2003 - 00:00
Nashville, TN -- Following the traditional Boy Scout motto, Tennesseans who apply for federal/state disaster aid for losses stemming from the severe storms and tornadoes of early May should be...
Wednesday, May 14, 2003 - 00:00
Nashville, TN -- Tennesseans who have registered for federal and state disaster assistance can expect to have their damaged property inspected to verify losses, Michael Bolch, head of recovery...
Tuesday, May 13, 2003 - 00:00
Nashville, TN -- Federal and state assistance approved for residents of Tennessee's 20 declared disaster counties reached $1 million Tuesday as the number of families registering for recovery aid...
Tuesday, May 13, 2003 - 00:00
Nashville, TN -- A state-federal disaster recovery center will open in Jackson Thursday (May 15) to provide information on financial assistance to families and individuals who sustained property...
Tuesday, May 13, 2003 - 00:00
Nashville, TN -- Teams of community relations specialists have been deployed to 20 Tennessee disaster counties to deliver information about disaster assistance to businesses, homeowners and renters...
Thursday, May 8, 2003 - 00:00
A resident describes the damage to his home caused by the West Tennessee F-3 tornado. FEMA Photo by Mark Wolfe A resident contemplates the damage to his home caused by the West Tennessee F-3...

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