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Due to slow traffic, the Federal Emergency Management Agency is closing down its Disaster Recovery Centers in Bellevue and at the State Fair Grounds. On Monday, the offices will become loan centers run by the Small Business Administration.Read more ›
There’s a new pot of money for Nashville’s flood victims, meant to help pay for rebuilding when federal assistance is not enough.Read more ›
Flood victims will have an extra 30 days to file for disaster assistance from the federal government. A deadline extension was granted Friday.Read more ›
Some flood victims won’t be able to get federal money for rebuildling until Congress reauthorizes the National Flood Insurance Program. Some businesses are stuck because they can’t get their Small Business Administration loans until they have proof of flood insurance.Read more ›
Flood victims in Davidson County may be eligible for additional low-interest loans and even $10,000 grants. Flood recovery officials want to provide extra help for homeowners who have gotten money from FEMA but still can’t afford to rebuild.Read more ›
Hundreds of local businesses are helping spread the word about government help for flood victims. Officials say that partnership has been critical in the recovery effort.Read more ›
More than $200 million in federal aid has been approved for Tennessee flood victims. Nearly 62,000 people have now applied for help.Read more ›
The Metro Planning Department has compiled a list of more than 3,000 homes in the 100 year flood plain which sustained damage in this month’s record-breaking storms. The owners have to meet certain criteria before they can begin to rebuild.Read more ›
Tennessee communities trying to rebuild from historic flooding could be in line for more money from the federal government. Yesterday a Senate committee approved billions of dollars in extra emergency funds for states. Tennessee’s share is $150 million.
Tennessee officials announced Thursday help for low income flood victims. The state department of Human Services says emergency cash assistance and food stamps are available for individuals and families.
With floodwaters mostly receded in the mid-state, the process of rebuilding and replacing is underway. But it won’t be easy. Insurance agents say they’re giving out bad news because so many homeowners did not have flood insurance.Read more ›