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April 12, 2012
News Release
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. -- Mitigation specialists from the Federal Emergency Management Agency will be in Chattanooga, Cleveland and Hixson to provide free rebuilding information Sunday, April 15, through Thursday, April 19. FEMA mitigation advisors will be available at these locations Sunday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Wednesday from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., and Thursday, 7:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
April 5, 2012
News Release
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. --  Mitigation specialists from the Federal Emergency Management Agency will be in Athens, LaFollette and McMinnville to provide free rebuilding information Sunday, April 8, through Saturday, April 14. FEMA mitigation advisors will be available at the Athens and McMinnville locations Sunday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. They will be available at the LaFollette location Sunday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Hours for all three locations Monday through Friday are 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., and Saturday, 7:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
April 2, 2012
News Release
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency has inspectors surveying damaged and destroyed homes in Tennessee’s 10 counties designated for federal disaster assistance.
April 1, 2012
News Release
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. -- Tennessee residents who, as a result of the Feb. 29 ? March 2 tornadoes, receive disaster grants from the Federal Emergency Management Agency are urged to spend their funds wisely.? Survivors who applied for disaster assistance with FEMA will receive letters about where they are in the application process, what to do next or how they should spend grant money. Applicants should onlyuse their grants to meet specific disaster-related needs.
March 29, 2012
News Release
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn -- Tennessee residents who applied for disaster assistance with the Federal Emergency Management Agency as a result of the Feb. 29 - March 2 tornadoes, will receive letters about where they are in the application process, what to do next or how they should spend grant money. 
March 29, 2012
News Release
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. -- Mitigation specialists from the Federal Emergency Management Agency will be in Crossville, Dayton and Hixson to provide free rebuilding information Sunday, April 1, through Saturday, April 7. FEMA mitigation advisors will be available at the Crossville and Hixson locations Sunday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. They will be available at the Dayton location Sunday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Hours for all three locations Monday through Friday are 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., and Saturday, 7:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
March 28, 2012
News Release
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.  -- Tennessee residents affected by the Feb. 29 – March 2 tornadoes need to complete and return the disaster loan application they received after registering with the Federal Emergency Management Agency. The loan application could be the key to rebuilding a damaged home or business.
March 27, 2012
News Release
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn -- survivors of the Feb. 29 – March 2 tornadoes have until 6 p.m., Monday, April 2, to visit disaster recovery centers in DeKalb, Jackson and Overton counties, according to the Tennessee Emergency Management Agency and Federal Emergency Management Agency. Specialists are currently available at the centers to help survivors with specific questions and in completing FEMA registration or low-interest disaster loan applications. This one-on-one help is available to homeowners, renters, businesses and qualified non-profits
March 27, 2012
News Release
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. -- According to the Tennessee Emergency Management Agency and the Federal Emergency Management Agency, nearly 600 survivors of the severe storms and tornadoes that occurred Feb. 29 – March 2 have registered with FEMA for disaster assistance. To date, more than $461,000 in grants has been approved to help survivors pay for temporary housing and other needs as a result of damage they incurred. Many more survivors in the 10 disaster-designated counties may be eligible for benefits but may not be registering with FEMA in larger numbers for a variety of reasons:
March 25, 2012
News Release
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. -- If you were affected by the Feb. 29 to March 2 tornadoes and have questions, get help by visiting a disaster recovery center. Nine disaster recovery centers are currently open in Tennessee and staffed with recovery specialists from Tennessee state agencies, the Federal Emergency Management Agency, the U.S. Small Business Administration and other agencies.

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