NASHVILLE, Tenn. – FEMA’s local hire effort for disaster recovery activities in Tennessee, following storms in February and March of this year, added seven new employees this week.Federal Coordinating Officer Manny J. Toro gave the new local hires their oath of office Monday morning (July 22), and said, “These individuals will help the State of Tennessee and their fellow Tennesseans recover from storms and floods which hit 59 counties earlier this year. This effort is something that FEMA regularly does to support a robust recovery effort.”
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NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Tennesseans looking for full-time temporary work may have an opportunity to be part of the team to help their state recover from severe storms and flooding which hit the state in February and March. The Federal Emergency Management Agency is advertising open temporary positions in Tennessee. If you are interested in working with FEMA, you can go to usajobs.gov to find available job opportunities.
ATLANTA – Anderson, Lawrence and Loudon counties in Tennessee are now eligible to receive federal funding to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by severe storms, straight-line winds, flooding, landslides, and mudslides from Feb. 19 – March 30, 2019.The state and eligible local governments and certain private nonprofit organizations in the following counties are now eligible for federal grants under FEMA’s Public Assistance program:
Following is a summary of key federal disaster aid programs that can be made available as needed and warranted under President Donald J. Trump's disaster declaration issued for the state of Tennessee.Assistance for State and Affected Local Governments Can Include as Required:
WASHINGTON – FEMA announced today that federal disaster assistance has been made available to the state of Tennessee to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by severe storms, flooding, landslides, and mudslides from Feb. 19 to March 30, 2019.