FEMA announced that federal disaster assistance has been made available to the state of Tennessee to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by a severe winter storm from Feb. 3-4, 2022.
Federal funding is available to eligible state and local governments and certain private nonprofit organizations on a cost-sharing basis for emergency work and the repair or replacement of facilities damaged by the severe winter storms in Crockett, Fayette, Haywood, Lauderdale, Shelby, Tipton and Weakley counties.
Federal funding is also available on a cost-sharing basis for hazard mitigation measures statewide.
Myra Shird has been named as the Federal Coordinating Officer for federal recovery operations in the affected areas. Additional designations may be made at a later date if requested by the state and warranted by the results of further assessments.