A year into its reimbursement program, the federal government has paid out more than $2 billion to cover funeral costs for COVID victims. But a WPLN News analysis finds fewer than half of COVID deaths in Tennessee have resulted in an application for the money.
Two years since the Super Tuesday tornadoes, many hard-hit communities have been almost fully rebuilt. Yet work continues for some survivors of the storm that killed 25 people and damaged more than 4,000 buildings.
A thousand homeowners in Davidson County will receive a letter this week informing them of unwelcome — but not unexpected — news: Your house is in the 100-year flood plain.
Residents have 60 days from the date of their FEMA determination letter to submit an appeal. The letter should contain information on what’s needed from residents for FEMA to continue processing their application.
Tennesseans affected by last month’s deadly tornadoes are now able to apply for FEMA disaster assistance, a week after President Biden declared a major federal disaster declaration.
President Biden has declared the storms that swept through the Midsouth to be an emergency, but Gov. Bill Lee wants them labeled a “major disaster.” Here’s what that would mean.