Tag: Dyer County

FEMA Information For West Tennessee

Estimates keep coming in for counties in west Tennessee after last month’s flood/tornado/straight line wind damage. Three county offices are remaining open, and the FEMA office in Dyersburg is transitioning to a new location. The Jackson Sun has the story.…

Digging Out in Dyersburg

The Dyersburg State Gazette reports that the Forked Deer River is below flood stage and officials are having trouble finding places to house people. Some of the assistance FEMA provides includes rental assistance programs, uninsured medical losses, transient accommodations, vehicle…

Dyersburg Digs Out From the Flood

The majority of the floodwaters having receded from Dyersburg, the city is restoring services to areas previously under water and allowing homeowners back into the neighborhoods. In addition, the city is waiving city permit fees for renovation projects. There are…

TEMA and FEMA Disaster Relief Facebook Page

From the release: The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Tennessee Emergency Management Agency (TEMA) today announced an online hub for collaborative information-sharing through Facebook for the response and recovery to severe weather and flooding in Tennessee. The webpage,…

461 Structures Gone in Dyer County

Here is some specific information regarding making donations to the residents of Dyersburg and Dyer County. City and county employees have just begun disaster assessments, but report as many as 461 structures may have been affected by floodwaters. In preliminary…