Tennessee Severe Storms, Flooding, Straight-Line Winds, and Tornadoes (DR-1909)

Incident period: April 30, 2010 to May 18, 2010
Major Disaster Declaration declared on May 4, 2010

Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases

July 20, 2010
News Release
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Applying for federal assistance following Tennessee's spring storms and flooding became easier than ever Monday when the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced a new feature to the m.fema.gov mobile platform.
July 20, 2010
News Release
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has provided disaster support services and housing assistance to more than 1,500 survivors of the spring storms and floods in Tennessee. Working with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), HUD representatives continue to assist applicants displaced by the disaster with obtaining temporary and permanent housing.
July 16, 2010
News Release
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) may offer rental assistance to eligible applicants for up to 18 months after a disaster has been declared. Since the spring floods in Tennessee, FEMA has provided nearly $17 million in rental assistance to over 10,000 renters and homeowners. Eligible applicants initially received two months rental assistance. They may be eligible for additional help if their damaged residence is still not livable. To qualify for more assistance individuals must go through FEMA’s recertification process.
July 16, 2010
News Release
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Tennessee flood survivors have received nearly $150 million in approved Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) disaster grants, bringing total federal assistance to more than $275 million.
July 15, 2010
News Release
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Adjusting to the needs of survivors of the spring flooding, two Disaster Recovery Centers in West Tennessee will become Disaster Loan Outreach Centers operated by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), beginning Monday, July 19. Managers at the Shelby and Madison County recovery centers said traffic has significantly slowed, which is an indication that the community's information needs have mostly been met.
July 15, 2010
News Release
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Homeowners rebuilding after the spring floods can receive valuable information from hazard mitigation specialists with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) at several stores in Middle Tennessee, beginning Monday, July 19, 2010.

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How to Apply for Assistance

» Apply Online
» Call 1-800-621-FEMA (3362) / 1-800-462-7585 (TTY)

» What is Disaster Assistance
» Individual Assistance
» Hazard Mitigation

 

Preliminary Damage Assessment

  • Tennessee, FEMA-1909-DR (PDF 23KB)
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