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FEMA Region IV Seeks Youth Leaders for National Youth Preparedness Council

ATLANTA – Youth from communities across the Southeast are encouraged to apply for FEMA’s national Youth Preparedness Council. The Council provides an opportunity for young leaders to share their perspectives, feedback, and opinions related to preparedness, and grow their leadership skills while supporting the resilience of their communities.

FEMA Issues Public Notice

ATLANTA – A public notice is now available that addresses the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s intention to reimburse eligible applicants for costs to repair or replace facilities damaged by severe storms and straight-line winds that occurred during the incident period that began on October 26, 2019 under disaster declaration DR-4471-TN.

PROGRAMAS DE ASISTENCIA FEDERAL PARA EL ESTADO TENNESSEE

A continuación, un resumen de los programas federales de asistencia por desastre que podrían estar disponibles según se necesite y se amerite bajo la declaración de desastre del presidente Donald J. Trump para el estado de Tennessee.

La asistencia para los gobiernos estatales, tribales y locales elegibles puede incluir según se requiera:

Presidente Donald J. Trump aprueba declaración de desastre para Tennessee

WASHINGTON – La Agencia Federal para el Manejo de Emergencias (FEMA, por sus siglas en inglés) anunció hoy que hay asistencia federal por desastre disponible para el estado de Tennessee para complementar esfuerzos de recuperación de las áreas afectadas por las tormentas severas y vientos directos ocurridas el 26 de octubre del 2019.

FEDERAL AID PROGRAMS FOR THE STATE OF TENNESSEE

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:

President Donald J. Trump Approves Major Disaster Declaration for Tennessee

WASHINGTON – FEMA announced 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 and straight-line winds on Oct. 26, 2019.

Additional Local Hires Join FEMA’s Tennessee Workforce

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.”

Want to Help Tennessee Recover? Come Work for FEMA

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.

Repair and Rebuilding Assistance Now Available for Anderson, Lawrence and Loudon County Public Facilities in Tennessee

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:

Programas de asistencia federal para el estado de Tennessee

A continuación, un resumen de los programas federales de asistencia por desastre que podrían estar disponibles según se necesite y se amerite bajo la declaración de desastre del Presidente Donald J. Trump para estado de Tennesse.

La asistencia para los gobiernos estatales y locales elegibles puede incluir según se requiera: