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TEMA Encourages Thoughtful Donations to Louisiana Flood Survivors

August 23, 2016 | 10:29 am

From the Great Tennessee Flood of 2010 to the many localized disasters since, Tennesseans are very familiar with the great amount of effort needed to help communities and citizens recover from disasters. The Tennessee Emergency Management Agency (TEMA) is providing the following guidance and resources on how Tennesseans can provide the most meaningful assistance to [...]

Tennessee Teams Heading to Louisiana to Help in Devastating Flood Disaster

August 19, 2016 | 5:54 pm

The Tennessee Emergency Management Agency (TEMA) and the Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance today announced that an 11-member team from Tennessee is being deployed to Baton Rouge, La. to assist survivors of an historic flood event that has caused 13 fatalities and damaged an estimated 40,000 homes. The Department of Commerce and Insurance is [...]

Statewide Emergency Alert Test to Advance Public Preparedness, State Readiness in Tenn

August 18, 2016 | 1:14 pm

September 2016 is National Preparedness Month The Tennessee Emergency Management Agency and the Tennessee Association of Broadcasters, and its members, will conduct a statewide test of the Integrated Public Alert and Warning System (IPAWS) to deliver a voluntary Emergency Alert System (EAS) message and a Wireless Emergency Alert (WEA) at 2:30 p.m., CDT, on Thur., [...]