Tennessee Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding (DR-1839)

Incident period: April 10, 2009
Major Disaster Declaration declared on May 15, 2009

Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases

May 15, 2009
News Release
Following is a summary of key federal disaster aid programs that can be made available as needed and warranted under President Obama's major disaster declaration issued for Tennessee. Assistance for the State and Affected Local Governments Can Include as Required:
May 15, 2009
News Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The head of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) today announced that federal disaster aid has been made available for the State of Tennessee.  The assistance will supplement state and local recovery efforts in the area struck by severe storms, tornadoes, and flooding on April 10, 2009.
Main Content

Preliminary Damage Assessment

  • Tennessee, FEMA-1839-DR (PDF 22KB)
State/Tribal Government: