Anderson County Declared for Federal Disaster AssistanceTuesday, August 02, 2011 | 10:00 am
NASHVILLE – Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam announced today the federal government will provide Public Assistance to Anderson County due to the severe storms, straight-line winds, tornadoes and flooding, from June 18 to 24, 2011, and with a federal designation of DR-4005.
The designation for Public Assistance will allow government entities and certain private non-profits in Anderson County to apply for reimbursement of specific expenses related to disaster response and recovery.
Anderson is now part of Tennessee’s 5th Presidential Disaster Declaration. Information on Tennessee’s four other federal disaster declarations in 2011 can be found on FEMA’s website here: DR-1965, DR-1974, DR-1978 and DR-1979.
Any additional information about state and federal assistance for affected counties will be released as details become available.
For more updates regarding the state’s response, visit the TEMA website at www.tnema.org.