News, Media & Events: Tennessee


FEMA’s National Integration Center is seeking public feedback on nine Public Health resource typing definitions. This 30-day national engagement period will conclude at 5 p.m. ET on June 8, 2023.

FEMA and the DHS Center for Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships are updating “Engaging Faith-Based and Community Organizations: Planning Considerations for Emergency Managers.”

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Preparedness Tips

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Press Releases and Fact Sheets

FEMA is seeking Tennessee residents to fill a growing list of positions to assist with recovery from the March 31 to April 1, 2023, storms and tornadoes. Current jobs are based in Nashville.
illustration of page of paper Press Release | June 1, 2023
FEMA is only part of the recovery solution for most survivors of Tennessee’s March 31 to April 1, 2023, tornadoes. Other government agencies and private voluntary and faith-based community organizations are available to help. FEMA’s Voluntary Agency Liaison works with many of them to make sure survivors get the assistance they need. Below are community services available through the state and community groups:
illustration of page of paper Fact Sheets | May 31, 2023
Some $8.5 million in federal disaster assistance is helping fuel the recovery of residents and businesses that suffered damage from the recent tornadoes that tore across Western and Middle Tennessee.
illustration of page of paper Press Release | May 30, 2023