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

August 9, 2003
News Release
Nashville, TN -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency's (FEMA) mobile Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) will visit a neighborhood in Fayette County that was raked by the July 21st - 22nd severe storms, high winds and heavy rain. The location, dates and time of the visit follows: Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday August 18, 19 and 20 City Hall 14075 Highway 57 Moscow, Tennessee 10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
August 9, 2003
News Release
Nashville, TN -- Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) hazard mitigation specialist teams, as guests of Home Depot Improvement Centers and Lowe's Home Improvement Centers in the Memphis area, again will be available to the public to provide advice and guidance aimed at assisting those who are repairing or rebuilding their homes following the recent severe weather. The specialists will be available to answer questions and offer guidance with rebuilding their properties in a stronger and safer manner in order to be more disaster resistant.
August 8, 2003
News Release
Nashville, TN - A total of $2,289,260 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.
August 7, 2003
News Release
Nashville, TN -- Tennessee Emergency Management Agency (TEMA) and Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) officials encourage residents of Fayette and Shelby counties who suffered damage or losses from the July 21st and 22nd severe storms, high winds and heavy rain to apply for disaster assistance as soon as possible. To apply, simply call FEMA's toll-free application number, 1-800-621-FEMA (3362), or TTY 1-800-462-7585 for persons with speech or hearing impairments
August 7, 2003
News Release
Nashville, TN - Disaster assistance for Fayette County has been expanded to include aid for homeowners, renters and businesses affected by the July 21st and 22nd severe storms, high winds and heavy rain in Tennessee, the head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today.
August 6, 2003
News Release
Nashville, TN -- Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and Tennessee Emergency Management Agency (TEMA) disaster officials issued these recovery assistance tips for residents of Shelby County who suffered uninsured or underinsured losses resulting from the July 21st and 22nd severe storms, high winds and heavy rain.

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