News Releases for Tennessee Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding (DR-1979)

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Tuesday, June 7, 2011 - 00:00
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Following a disaster, survivors sometimes hear inaccurate, incomplete or misleading information about disaster assistance. The Tennessee Emergency Management Agency (TEMA) and the...
Tuesday, June 7, 2011 - 00:00
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Mitigation specialists from the Federal Emergency Management Agency are in three home improvement stores this week. They will answer questions and offer home improvement tips and...
Tuesday, June 7, 2011 - 00:00
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Recent flooding in Tennessee underscored a painful truth: flooding is America’s most common natural disaster, and the cost of cleanup and repair is huge. Everyone’s property is...
Saturday, June 4, 2011 - 00:00
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Three new disaster recovery centers are now open in Madison, Lauderdale and Gibson counties to serve residents who sustained losses from the recent tornadoes, winds and flooding....
Thursday, June 2, 2011 - 00:00
NASHVILLE, Tenn. --The tornadoes and high winds that have caused so many deaths this year make it all too obvious why a "safe room" is a good idea. Although a home may be built “to code,” that does...
Wednesday, June 1, 2011 - 00:00
NASHVILLE, Tenn.—Mitigation specialists from the Federal Emergency Management Agency are in Memphis Lowe’s and Home Depot stores this week. They will answer questions and offer home improvement tips...
Thursday, May 26, 2011 - 00:00
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Many individuals who register for disaster assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency receive an application for a disaster recovery loan from the U.S. Small Business...
Tuesday, May 24, 2011 - 00:00
NASHVILLE, Tenn.--Mitigation specialists from the Federal Emergency Management Agency will be in Memphis Lowe's and Home Depot stores this week. They will answer questions and offer home improvement...
Monday, May 23, 2011 - 00:00
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- The temporary state/federal Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Stewart County will close on Wednesday, May 25, but disaster assistance will be only a phone call away. The center is...
Monday, May 23, 2011 - 00:00
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Following a disaster, survivors sometimes hear inaccurate, incomplete or misleading information about disaster assistance. The Tennessee Emergency Management Agency and the...
Friday, May 20, 2011 - 00:00
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Tennesseans who suffered losses from the severe storms, tornadoes, and flooding that hit the Volunteer State over the past month have been approved for more than $5 million in...
Friday, May 20, 2011 - 00:00
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- A Disaster Recovery Center is open in Stewart County to help individuals       and businesses affected by the recent floods, tornadoes and severe storms.  The center is open from...
Thursday, May 19, 2011 - 00:00
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Numerous representatives from the Tennessee Emergency Management Agency and the Federal Emergency Management Agency are working in West Tennessee communities to help individuals,...
Wednesday, May 18, 2011 - 00:00
NASHVILLE, Tenn. --Mitigation specialists from the Federal Emergency Management Agency will be at a Chattanooga Lowe’s store to offer tips on how to lessen the damage from future disasters. The...
Friday, May 13, 2011 - 00:00
NASHVILLE, Tenn.--Historic flooding along the Mississippi River, as well as severe storms and tornadoes, may have left many survivors in West Tennessee wondering how to access assistance from the...
Monday, May 9, 2011 - 00:00
WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced that federal disaster aid has been made available to Tennessee to supplement the state...
Monday, May 9, 2011 - 00:00
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...

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