The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will reimburse eligible applicants for eligible costs to repair or replace facilities damaged by the Severe Winter Storm occurring February 11, 2021 through February 19, 2021 and the Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding occurring March 25, 2021 through April 3, 2021. This notice is implemented under the authority of the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act. Under the major disaster declaration signed by President Biden on April 21, 2021, and May 8, 2021, Cannon County is among the counties designated adversely affected by the disaster and eligible for public assistance, Categories A-G.
FEMA also intends to provide HMGP funding to the State of Tennessee to mitigate future disaster damages. These projects may include construction of new facilities, modification of existing, undamaged facilities, relocation of facilities out of floodplains, elevation or demolition of structures, or other types of projects to mitigate future disaster damages. While developing project proposals, subsequent public notices will be published, if necessary, as more specific information becomes available. More information is available at this link: https://www.tn.gov/tema/news/2021/7/9/public-notice.html