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. This notice is now posted on FEMA’s Tennessee disaster declaration webpage at: https://www.fema.gov/disaster/notices/dr-4471-tn-public-notice-001 and on the Tennessee Emergency Management Agency website at: https://www.tn.gov/tema/news/2019/12/20/public-notice.html.
Benton, Decatur, Hardin, Henderson, Houston, Humphreys, McNairy, Montgomery, Perry and Wayne counties have been designated eligible for federal Public Assistance. The Hazard Mitigation Grant Program is available statewide. The notice describes proposed activities that may affect historic properties and activities and critical actions that may affect wetlands and floodplains.
This may be the only public notice given regarding these actions. Interested persons may obtain information about these actions or a specific project by writing to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Federal Emergency Management Agency – Region IV - EHP, 3003 Chamblee Tucker Rd, Atlanta, GA 30341-4112 or via email to FEMA-R4EHP@fema.dhs.gov. Please include in the subject line of the email, “DR-4471-TN EHAD”. Comments should be sent in writing at the above address within 15 days of the date of this notice.
FEMA is required by law to provide public notice of its intent to provide federal assistance and grant opportunities through the Public Assistance (PA), Individual Assistance (IA), or Hazard Mitigation Grant (HMGP) programs.
FEMA’s mission: Helping people before, during and after disasters.