Tennessee Storms Weekly Fact Sheet

Release Date:
July 21, 2021

As of July 20, 2021, the following federal assistance has been approved for the residents in the designated counties of Davidson, Williamson and Wilson counties for losses from the storms, tornadoes and flooding that occurred March 25 through April 3. The deadline to apply for assistance was July 7, 2021.

        FEMA’s Individuals & Households Program

  • Housing Assistance:  $1,189,034 (Rental Assistance: $602,425)
  • Other Needs Assistance: $117,433
  • Total $ Approved Individuals & Households Program: $1,306,467
  • Total Registrations (designated counties): 1,186

      U.S. Small Business Administration

  • Total Loans Approved: 120
  • Total $ Approved: $ $4,421,600
  • Free Legal Help: Low-income storm survivors facing legal issues as a result of the severe storms and flooding may call 1-844-HELP4TN (1-844-435-7486) to get help from a volunteer attorney. A lawyer may be able to help resolve questions about insurance claims, consumer protection with home repair or rebuilding, landlord/tenant problems or replacement of important legal documents. Attorneys are also available to answer questions online at https://tn.freelegalanswers.org/.  Disaster legal services are authorized by FEMA in cooperation with the Tennessee Bar Association and the Tennessee Alliance for Legal Services.  
  • Beware of Fraud: After a disaster, scam artists, identity thieves and other criminals sometimes try to take advantage of disaster survivors. Federal and Tennessee emergency management officials urge residents to watch for and report any suspicious activity such as people pretending to be FEMA employees. All FEMA representatives carry a laminated badge and have your FEMA registration number.

For more information on Tennessee’s disaster recovery, visit www.tn.gov/tema.html and www.fema.gov/disaster/4601. You may also follow FEMA on www.facebook.com/fema and Twitter @FEMARegion4.

Last updated July 22, 2021