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President Obama Signs Tennessee Disaster Declaration [July 13, 2009]   [open pdf - 85KB]

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 June 12-14, 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 Fayette, Haywood, and Shelby."

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2009-07-13
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Public Domain
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White House: http://www.whitehouse.gov/
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