Flash Report #9 - Flooding
- Tennessee has received a Major Disaster Declaration making recovery assistance available to Humphreys County.
- Humphreys County residents can register for FEMA assistance, online at www.DisasterAssistance.gov and by calling 1-800-621-3362.
- A Middle Tennessee Flood Recovery resource page is online at https://www.tn.gov/tema/get-involved/middle-tennessee-flooding-recovery.html.
- A help line is available at 615-338-7404 for flood survivors to request volunteer clean-up assistance.
- The Tennessee Dept. of Health has confirmed 17 weather-related fatalities in Humphreys County. This total is pending further updates from local medical officials and no further details are available at this time.
The federal government has approved a Major Disaster Declaration for Humphreys County as a result of the severe storms and flooding on Aug. 21, 2021.
Individuals and households in Humphreys County can now register with FEMA for direct assistance in one of the following ways:
- Apply online at www.DisasterAssistance.gov.
- Call the application phone number at 1-800-621-3362 (TTY: 800-462-7585), 6 a.m. until 10:00 p.m. Central Time.
- Multilingual operators are available.
The Major Disaster Declaration will also make FEMA’s Public Assistance program available to Humphreys County to seek reimbursement, and receive direct federal assistance, for protective measures taken in response to the emergency.
The Tennessee Department of Health has confirmed 17 weather-related fatalities in Humphreys County as of this evening. This total is preliminary and pending further updates from local medical officials. No further details are available at this time.
- TEMA has setup a Middle Tennessee Flood Recovery resource page consolidating various recovery resources and information for flood survivors.
- Crisis Cleanup has established help line at 615-338-7404 where flood survivors can request volunteer clean-up assistance.
- The Reunification Center at McEwen High School, 335 Melrose St. in McEwen, Tenn., is open until 5 p.m. today.
- The American Red Cross has set up a Flood in Tennessee online resource on www.safeandwell.org where flood survivors can register and let family and friends know they are safe.
- Several shelters are open:
- Waverly Church of Christ, 438 West Main St., Waverly, TN
- YMCA of Dickson County, 225 Henslee Dr, Dickson TN 37055
- First Baptist Church, 300 E. Main St. Waverly TN 37185
- Fairfield Church of Christ, 1860 TN-100, Centerville, TN 37033
- Monetary donations to help flood survivors can be made via:
- Memphis: Partly sunny and hot today. Heat Advisory in effect. High of 96.
- Jackson: Sunny and humid today with a high of 93.
- Nashville: Mostly sunny and warm. High of 95 today.
- Knoxville: Mostly sunny, warm, and humid with a high of 93 today.
- Chattanooga: Mostly sunny and warm today with a high of 94.