This course is designed to present information on the risks posed by natural hazards, and the basic scientific and engineering concepts for hazard-resistant buildings and facilities. The course reviews information pertaining to impacts of wind, flood, earthquake, and wildland/urban interface fire on the constructed environment and explains key performance and construction issues related to floods, wind, wildfires, and earthquakes.
A few inches of water in a 1,000-square foot home could cost more than $10,000 in repairs and replacement of personal possessions. Homeowner’s insurance doesn’t cover most floods. Learn more about flood insurance.
Create a lasting legacy for yourself and your family. Prepare now for future disasters.
September is National Preparedness Month, a reminder of the importance of preparing for disasters and emergencies that could happen at any time. FEMA is working to ensure that all communities and populations have access to information about how to prepare.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The flooding in August 2021 was unlike what most people in Middle Tennessee had ever seen. In 12 hours on Aug. 21, between 10 and 15 inches of rain fell on four counties, as much as one-quarter of the total annual rainfall for the area.
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.
Fact Sheets | July 13, 2022
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Tennessee; Wildfire, Straight-line Winds, and Tornadoes - Denial
Report on Preliminary Damage Assessment (PDA) information for the State of Tennessee's Denial on July 2, 2022, as a result of a wildfire, straight-line winds, and tornadoes during the period of March 30 to April 5, 2022.