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 -- 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 losses in the severe storms and tornadoes that hit Tennessee in early May. The center, at 1668 N. Parkway, will be open daily from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. to answer questions about assistance and allow those who have registered with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to check the status of their applications electronically.
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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