Tennessee Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, And Associated Flooding (DR-1974)

Incident period: April 25, 2011 to April 28, 2011
Major Disaster Declaration declared on May 1, 2011

Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases

July 11, 2011
News Release
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Mitigation experts from the Federal Emergency Management Agency will be in Athens to offer information on preparing for future disasters, flood insurance and rebuilding safer and stronger. FEMA staff will have a display booth at the Market Park Farmers' Market on Thursday, July 14, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. EDT at: 106 S. Jackson St.Athens, Tenn. 37303
July 11, 2011
News Release
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Many people who might be eligible for federal assistance to help with losses from recent severe storms and floods may not have heard that help is available. Whenever you talk with friends and co-workers who had damage, tell them there may be aid available to help them recover. The message is urgent because registration closes Aug. 9.
July 11, 2011
News Release
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Survivors of the spring storms, tornadoes and flooding must return loan applications to the U.S. Small Business Administration by Aug. 9 or they may disqualify themselves for federal disaster assistance. Even those who do not want a loan must meet the August deadline if they wish to receive other types of aid.
July 11, 2011
News Release
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Mitigation experts from the Federal Emergency Management Agency will be in Greeneville to offer information on preparing for future disasters, flood insurance and rebuilding safer and stronger. FEMA staff will have a display booth at the Greeneville Farmers' Market on Saturday, July 16, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. EDT at: 123 Fairgrounds CircleGreeneville, Tenn. 37743
July 8, 2011
News Release
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Tennesseans in 26 counties who suffered losses from the recent severe storms, tornadoes and flooding have been approved for almost $25 million in federal help. More than 12,000 survivors have registered with the Federal Emergency Management Agency for disaster assistance. The following is a snapshot of the statewide disaster recovery effort as of July 6.
July 7, 2011
News Release
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Mitigation experts from the Federal Emergency Management Agency will be at the Jonesborough Flea Market to offer information on preparing for future disasters, flood insurance and rebuilding safer and stronger. FEMA staff will have a display booth at the Jonesborough Flea Market on Saturday, July 9, and Sunday, July 10, from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. EDT at: 2726 Highway 11 E Telford, Tenn. 37690

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