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Tennesseans Get Ready to ShakeOut Oct. 15

October 14, 2015 | 2:46 pm

The Tennessee Emergency Management Agency (TEMA) is helping thousands of individuals and groups across Tennessee learn about earthquake safety in preparation for the Great Central U.S. ShakeOut, which will be held at 10:15 a.m. local time on Thursday, Oct. 15, 2015. During the self-led drill tomorrow, participants will practice the “Drop, Cover and Hold On” [...]

TEMA/DOE Emergency Management Forum Oct. 14 and Oct. 15 in Oak Ridge

October 6, 2015 | 9:24 am

The Tennessee Emergency Management Agency (TEMA) and the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Oak Ridge Office (ORO) and Tennessee Emergency Management Agency (TEMA) will be discussing Oak Ridge Reservation (ORR) emergency management issues at a two-day forum, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., ET, on Wed., Oct. 14 and Thurs., Oct. 15, 2015, at the [...]

Tennessee Deploys Swift Water Rescue Teams to South Carolina for Catastrophic Flood Response

October 4, 2015 | 6:20 pm

Nashville, Tenn. –The Tennessee Emergency Management Agency (TEMA), Tennessee’s Fire Marshal’s Office, and another 14 state and local agencies are providing swift water rescue personnel and equipment to South Carolina today as the state faces catastrophic flooding from Hurricane Joaquin. Tennessee is sending nine swift water rescue teams to South Carolina, with a total of [...]