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Ten Counties Designated Disaster Areas

News release from FEMA:
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency announced that federal disaster aid has been made available to the State of Tennessee and ordered federal aid to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the area affected by severe storms, tornadoes, straight-line winds, and flooding during the period of February 29 to March 2, 2012.
The President’s action makes federal funding available to affected individuals in the counties of Bradley, Claiborne, Cumberland, DeKalb, Hamilton, Jackson, McMinn, Monroe, Overton, and Polk.
Assistance can include grants for temporary housing and home repairs, low-cost loans to cover uninsured property losses, and other programs to help individuals and business owners recover from the effects of the disaster.

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Nine Counties Approved for Federal Disaster Aid

NASHVILLE – Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam announced today the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has approved nine counties to receive federal disaster assistance due to tornadoes and flash flooding in the state on April 4 and 5, 2011.
The counties include: Chester, Davidson, Decatur, Dickson, Henderson, Humphreys, Lake, Shelby and Sumner.

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