Tennessee Severe Storms and Flooding (DR-1856)

Incident period: July 15, 2009 to July 17, 2009
Major Disaster Declaration declared on August 21, 2009

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August 21, 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 and ordered federal aid to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the area struck by severe storms and flooding during the period of July 15-17, 2009.
August 21, 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:
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Preliminary Damage Assessment

  • Tennessee, FEMA-1856-DR (PDF 47KB)
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