Disaster Recovery Update for Tennessee

Release Date:
August 15, 2022

FEMA provided assistance for three disaster declarations in Tennessee in the last several months, including severe storms and flooding on Aug. 21, 2021, in middle Tennessee, and a tornado outbreak on Dec. 10-11, 2021, in middle and west Tennessee. FEMA is also providing assistance to reimburse for emergency protective measures and repair damaged infrastructure for a severe winter storm in west Tennessee on Feb. 3-4, 2022.

Disaster Assistance for Severe Storms and Flooding on Aug. 21, 2021. (DR-4609-TN)

  • As of August 11, 2022, the following Individual Assistance has been distributed to residents in the designated counties of Dickson, Hickman, Houston and Humphreys.
    • Individuals and Households Program: $8 million
      • Housing Assistance: $6.1 million
      • Other Needs Assistance: $1.8 million
    • Low-interest loans from the U.S Small Business Administration (SBA) to homeowners, renters and businesses:  $16.1 million.  
  • As of August 11, 2022, $27.6 million in Public Assistance has been obligated to help state and local governments pay for debris removal, emergency measures and infrastructure repair.

More recovery information for this disaster can be found at 4609 | FEMA.gov

Disaster Assistance for Tornado Outbreak on Dec. 10-11, 2021. (DR-4637-TN)

  • As of August 11, 2022, the following Individual Assistance has been distributed to affected residents in the designated counties of Cheatham, Davidson, Dickson, Gibson, Henderson, Henry, Lake, Obion, Stewart, Sumner, Weakley and Wilson
    • Individuals and Households Program: $1.3 million
      • Housing Assistance: $1.1 million
      • Other Needs Assistance: $214,000
    • Low-interest loans from the U.S Small Business Administration (SBA) to homeowners, renters and small businesses: $7.8 million

As of August 11, 2022, $6.6 million in Public Assistance has been obligated to help state and local governments pay for debris removal, emergency measures and infrastructure repair.

More recovery information on this disaster can be found at 4637 | FEMA.gov​​​​​​​

Disaster Assistance for Severe Winter Storm on Feb. 3-4, 2022. (DR-4645-TN)

  • As of August 11, 2022, $2.5 million in Public Assistance has been obligated to help state and local governments in Crockett, Fayette, Haywood, Lauderdale, Shelby, Tipton and Weakley counties pay for debris removal, emergency measures and infrastructure repair.  

More recovery information on this disaster can be found at 4645 | FEMA.gov

For more information on Tennessee’s disaster recovery, visit www.tn.gov/tema.html and www.fema.gov/. You may also follow FEMA on www.facebook.com/fema and Twitter @FEMARegion4.

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Last updated August 16, 2022