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President Obama Signs Tennessee Disaster Declaration [August 21, 2009]   [open pdf - 83KB]

This press release announces that Obama declared a major disaster area in Tennessee and "ordered Federal aid to supplement State and local recovery efforts in the area struck by severe storms, tornadoes, straight-line winds, and flooding during the period of July 15-17, 2009." This declaration means that "Federal funding is available to State and eligible 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 storms, tornadoes, straight-line winds, and flooding in the counties of Chester, Clay, Decatur, Jackson, Overton, and Wayne."

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2009-08-21
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Public Domain
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White House: http://www.whitehouse.gov/
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