News Releases for Tennessee Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding (DR-1745)

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Thursday, March 6, 2008 - 00:00
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- The Hickman County Disaster Recovery Center, jointly operated by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Tennessee...
Thursday, March 6, 2008 - 00:00
NASHVILLE Tenn. -- If the Feb. 5-6 storms swept away your job or your livelihood, you may be eligible for the Disaster Unemployment Assistance program. Disaster Unemployment Assistance is funded by...
Wednesday, March 5, 2008 - 00:00
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- State agencies, local governments and certain private nonprofit organizations in 16 Tennessee counties face deadlines to apply for federal aid in the repair, replacement or...
Wednesday, March 5, 2008 - 00:00
Public Assistance, oriented to public entities, can refund the repair, restoration, reconstruction, or replacement of a public facility or infrastructure, which is damaged or destroyed by a...
Tuesday, March 4, 2008 - 00:00
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- For residents of Fayette County who suffered damages or loss because of the Feb. 5-6 storms and tornadoes, federal disaster assistance is now available. A Disaster Recovery...
Tuesday, March 4, 2008 - 00:00
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Are you a survivor of the Feb. 5-6 storms in need of legal help after the tornadoes, but can't afford it??? Disaster Legal Services, with funding from the Federal Emergency...
Monday, March 3, 2008 - 00:00
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Specialists from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will be at several local building supply stores Monday, March 3, through...
Monday, March 3, 2008 - 00:00
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Nearly one month after tornadoes ripped through Tennessee, more than $4.3 million has been approved in disaster assistance grants and loans for homeowners, renters and business...
Saturday, March 1, 2008 - 00:00
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Tennesseans starting to rebuild homes and businesses damaged in the severe storms and tornadoes on Feb. 5-6 are advised to be careful when hiring contractors. The U.S....
Friday, February 29, 2008 - 00:00
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today that it is extending assistance to Fentress County to help pay for emergency services and to repair or replace...
Friday, February 29, 2008 - 00:00
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- More than $2.7 million in disaster grants and loans for individuals in Tennessee has been approved by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management...
Friday, February 29, 2008 - 00:00
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- The Disaster Recovery Center located in Hardin County will close its doors on Saturday, March 1. Hours are 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. today through Saturday at the center located in...
Thursday, February 28, 2008 - 00:00
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- The Disaster Recovery Center located in Benton County will close Saturday, March 1. Hours are 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. today through Saturday at the center in the Big Sandy School,...
Saturday, February 23, 2008 - 00:00
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Perry County residents who suffered losses in the Feb. 5-6 tornadoes will be able to get one-on-one help when a Disaster Recovery Center opens at noon tomorrow for three days...
Friday, February 22, 2008 - 00:00
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Disaster Recovery Centers in seven counties in Tennessee are changing the days and hours they are open.  Beginning Sunday, Feb. 24, the centers in Benton, Hardin, Hickman, Macon...
Thursday, February 21, 2008 - 00:00
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- The Disaster Recovery Center located in Memphis to serve Shelby County will close Saturday, Feb. 23. The center in the Hickory Hill Community Center, 3910 Ridgeway Road,...
Thursday, February 21, 2008 - 00:00
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security?s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is extending federal disaster assistance to homeowners, renters and business owners in...
Wednesday, February 20, 2008 - 00:00
Nashville, Tenn. -- Applicants for disaster assistance who receive a loan application from the U. S. Small Business Administration (SBA) should take the time to fill it out - even if they do not...
Tuesday, February 19, 2008 - 00:00
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Disaster recovery officials encourage Tennessee residents dealing with damage and loss from the severe storms and tornadoes of Feb. 5-6 to adopt a take-charge action plan to...
Monday, February 18, 2008 - 00:00
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- The state of Tennessee and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will operate a Mobile Disaster Recovery Center in Montgomery...

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