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

Incident period: May 4, 2003 to May 30, 2003
Major Disaster Declaration declared on May 8, 2003

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May 13, 2003
News Release
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 totaled 1,118. Assistance for housing and essential needs of those who suffered losses in the tornadoes and severe storms of early May passed the million-dollar mark only five days after the declaration was issued by President Bush.
May 13, 2003
News Release
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 who suffered losses due to the tornadoes, severe storms and flooding that hit the state last week.

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