Tennessee Severe Storms and Flooding (DR-1568)

Incident period: September 16, 2004 to September 20, 2004
Major Disaster Declaration declared on October 7, 2004

Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases

October 22, 2004
News Release
NASHVILLE, Tenn -- Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) today amended its disaster declaration for Tennessee for the severe storms and flooding in September storms by adding Unicoi County to the 13 already eligible for Public Assistance to state and local governments.
October 21, 2004
News Release
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- The Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Tennessee Emergency Management Agency (TEMA) warn that disasters sometimes bring out scam artists, price gougers and dishonest operators who try to capitalize on the misfortunes of others. Such unpleasant incidents have been recently reported after the recent severe storms and flooding that occurred during the month of September.
October 18, 2004
News Release
Nashville, Tenn. -- On October 7, the Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) made funds available for Tennessee to assist state and local governments recover from the effects of recent severe storms and flooding that occurred over the period of September 16-20. This assistance will help fund repairs to damaged public property in Campbell, Carter, Clay, Cocke, Cumberland, Grundy, Hamilton, Jackson, Johnson, Meigs, Polk, Rhea and Roane counties.
October 7, 2004
News Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The head of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today that federal disaster funds have been made available for Tennessee to help state and local governments recover from the effects of recent severe storms.
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