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November 17, 2002
Nashville, TN -- Federal and state officials have established a Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Morgan County to assist victims of the recent tornadoes and severe storms. The center will be open...
Tennessee
November 13, 2002
Residents of the Mossy Grove community clean up following the deadly tornadoes that ripped through the area, killing 7 residents. President Bush declared 16 counties in Tennessee disaster areas,...
Tennessee
April 5, 2002
Washington, DC -- The head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today that President Bush has declared a major disaster for Tennessee, opening the way for the use of federal...
Tennessee
November 15, 2001
Washington, DC - The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has authorized federal assistance to help Tennessee fight another wildfire outbreak located near the town of Pigeon Forge in Sevier...
Tennessee
November 5, 2001
Washington, DC -- Federal assistance has been made available by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to help Tennessee fight an outbreak of multiple wildfires burning in the counties of...
Tennessee
October 9, 2001
Greeneville, TN -- Assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the State of Tennessee to the seven disaster-stricken counties of Tennessee now stands at $5,549,095. Disaster...
Tennessee
October 8, 2001
Greeneville, TN -- Residents and business owners in Carter, Cocke, Greene, Johnson, Shelby, Unicoi and Washington counties, who sustained damage from the severe storm flooding during the period of...
Tennessee
September 12, 2001
Greeneville, TN -- Federal and state disaster assistance to the seven disaster-stricken Tennessee counties topped $3 million Wednesday, with more than 423 checks sent directly to individuals and...
Tennessee
September 11, 2001
Greeneville, TN -- A toll-free Disaster Information Helpline - 1-800-525-0321(1-800-462-7585 for the hearing impaired) - has been established for those who were affected by the recent severe storms...
Tennessee
September 10, 2001
Greeneville, TN -- Disaster-aid applicants who are not eligible for a low-interest loan from the U. S. Small Business Administration (SBA) may be eligible for a grant from the Federal Emergency...
Tennessee

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