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SBA Disaster Assistance Available to Private NonProfit Organizations in Tennessee

April 13, 2015 | 9:10 am

The U.S. Small Business Administration announced today certain Private NonProfit organizations (PNPs) that do not provide critical services of a governmental nature may be eligible to apply for low interest rate disaster loans. These loans are available following the Presidential disaster declaration for Public Assistance resulting from damages caused by a severe winter storm and [...]

Tennessee Among Four States for National EAS Test Wednesday

March 17, 2015 | 3:54 pm

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), in coordination with state and tribal emergency managers and state broadcasting associations, will conduct a test of the Emergency Alert System (EAS) on Wednesday, March 18, 2015 in Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio, and Tennessee. The test will begin at 2:30 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) [...]

State of Emergency Ends in Tennessee at 4 p.m, CST, on 3/6/15

March 6, 2015 | 3:54 pm

This is TEMA’s update to indicate the State Emergency Operations Center has stepped down to a Level IV-Elevated activation. This ends the State of Emergency in Tennessee, effective at 4 p.m., CST, on Friday, March 6, 2015. The information below includes a region-by-region update as well as a timeline of the progression of our activation [...]