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

June 29, 2011
News Release
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- The FEMA Disaster Recovery Center in Knox County will close Monday, July 4, for the Independence Day holiday. It will reopen Tuesday, July 5, to assist survivors of the recent severe storms, tornadoes and flooding. With the exception of the holiday, hours are 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. EDT Monday through Saturday until further notice. The center is in the South Knoxville Optimist Club Building, 6101 Moore Road, Knoxville, TN 37920.
June 29, 2011
News Release
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- The FEMA Disaster Recovery Center in Madison County will close Monday, July 4, for the Independence Day holiday. It will reopen Tuesday, July 5, to assist survivors of the recent severe storms, tornadoes and flooding. With the exception of the holiday, hours are 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. CDT Monday through Saturday until further notice. The center is at 1981 Hollywood Drive, Jackson, TN 38305. Those who visit the center can talk to specialists about FEMA applications, housing assistance and other topics of importance.
June 23, 2011
News Release
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Mitigation experts from the Federal Emergency Management Agency will be at the Nashville Flea Market to offer tips on preparing for future disasters, rebuilding safer and stronger and flood insurance. FEMA staff will have a display booth at the Nashville Flea Market on Saturday, June 25 from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. CDT  at: 500 Wedgewood Avenue, Nashville, TN 37203
June 23, 2011
News Release
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Disaster Recovery Centers are closing in Bradley and Hamilton counties after weeks of helping survivors of the recent storms, tornadoes and flooding. The official closing time for both centers is 6 p.m. EDT on Saturday, June 25, 2011. The closures do not mean federal assistance is at an end, however. Help is still just a phone call or mouse click away.
June 23, 2011
News Release
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- More than $21.2 million in federal assistance has been approved for Tennesseans in 26 counties who suffered losses during two recent bouts of severe storms, tornadoes and flooding. More than 11,363 survivors have registered with the Federal Emergency Management Agency for disaster assistance. The following are statewide recovery totals as of close of business June 22, 2011:
June 23, 2011
News Release
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Mitigation experts from the Federal Emergency Management Agency will be at the Kuumba/African American Festival this weekend to offer tips on preparing for future disasters, rebuilding safer and stronger and flood insurance. FEMA staff will have a display booth at the Kuumba/African American Festival on Saturday, June 25 and Sunday, June 26 from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. EDT at: Chilhowee Park,3301 Magnolia AvenueKnoxville, TN 37914

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