Tennessee Severe Storms, High Winds, and Heavy Rain (DR-1482)

Incident period: July 21, 2003 to July 22, 2003
Major Disaster Declaration declared on July 29, 2003

Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases

September 18, 2003
News Release
Nashville, TN - A total of $19,632,346 in federal and state disaster aid has been approved thus far for Fayette and Shelby County residents who were affected by the July 21-22 severe storms, high winds and heavy rain. President Bush, at the request of Gov. Phil Bredesen, made the disaster declaration on July 29, 2003. Of the nearly $20 million, 33,682 Shelby County residents have applied for and received $19,552,102 in disaster aid, while 141 Fayette County residents have received $80,244 in aid.
September 12, 2003
News Release
Nashville, TN - A total of $16,461,493 in federal and state disaster aid has been approved thus far for Fayette and Shelby County residents who were affected by the July 21-22 severe storms, high winds and heavy rain. President Bush, at the request of Gov. Phil Bredesen, made the disaster declaration on July 29, 2003. Of the nearly $16.5 million, 29,270 Shelby County residents have applied for and received $16,409,733 in disaster aid, while 126 Fayette County residents have received $51,760 in aid.
September 9, 2003
News Release
Nashville, TN -- The last remaining Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) established by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Tennessee Emergency Management Agency (TEMA) is scheduled to close on Friday, September 12. The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) will open a workshop at the same location on Monday, September 15.
September 5, 2003
News Release
Nashville, TN - A total of $12,559,394 in federal and state disaster aid has been approved thus far for Fayette and Shelby County residents who were affected by the July 21st and 22nd severe storms, high winds and heavy rain. President Bush, at the request of Gov. Phil Bredesen, made the disaster declaration on July 29, 2003. The following is a breakdown of the more than $12.5 million in federal and state disaster aid approved for Fayette and Shelby counties:
September 2, 2003
News Release
Nashville, TN - Fayette and Shelby County residents and business owners who suffered losses in the severe storms, high winds and heavy rain occurring July 21st - 22nd have less than one month left in which to apply for federal/state disaster recovery assistance. More than 20,000 individuals have applied for assistance to date. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will accept applications through September 29 from those in the two disaster-designated counties. The deadline for submitting loan applications to the U.S.
August 29, 2003
News Release
Nashville, TN -- A total of $9,557,433 in federal and state disaster aid has been approved thus far for Fayette and Shelby County residents who were affected by the July 21st and 22nd, 2003 severe storms, high winds and heavy rain. President Bush, at the request of Gov. Phil Bredesen, made the disaster declaration on July 29. Of the $9.5 million, 5,677 Shelby County residents have received $6,682,052 in disaster aid, while 30 Fayette County residents have received $40,781 in aid.

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