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During a Disaster

Basic Needs

Disaster Food Stamps (SNAP) Questions and Answers for Tennessee Counties Affected by April Tornadoes - May 6, 2011 [PDF] (

Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee

Nashville AreaThe Salvation Army – Nashville Area Command

Nashville AreaMiddle Tennessee Red Cross

Evacuating a senior citizen
Memphis, TN, May 13, 2011 - Shelter guests at the Hope Presbyterian Church listen to information in Spanish from FEMA translator Andres Lugo. FEMA supplies information in many languages. Photo by Ed Edahl/FEMA.


Search for Red Cross Shelters (American Red Cross)

Emergency Shelters - database search (TN Disability Pathfinder)

How to Shelter In Place (CDC)

Evacuation Centers (CDC)

Pet Shelters (CDC)

Medical Equipment

Durable Medical Equipment Exchange
(TN Disability Pathfinder)



Emergency Prescription Assistance Program (Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services)

Getting Medical Care & Prescription Drugs in a Disaster
or Emergency Area
  (Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services)

Eligibility Information (Emergency Prescription Assistance Program) 


For Specific Groups

Disaster Information for People With Chronic Conditions & Disabilities (CDC)

Disaster Information for Pregnant Women (CDC)