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Facility Type: Info/Hotline
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, TN 00000

Region:Middle, Western

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Nashville - (includes)
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Flood Resources -

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This organization provides Temporary or Permanent Service? Temporary


Sept, 2010
'We Are Home' Flood-Relief Program
AVAILABLE funding 3 ways!!


NOAA’s National Weather Service Releases Report on May 2010 Nashville Flood
January 12, 2011


** 2010 floods at Middle & West regions

MEDIA - (coverage)!/tennessean?v=wall


Karl Dean wants flood donations to go for rebuilding
June 13, 2010


American Rivers releases plan for better flood management


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5 Disaster Information Centers Open

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Five disaster information centers are providing general information on utilities, social service assistance, and legal and insurance information.

The centers will be staffed by volunteers, parks department and other Metro employees. Hours of operation are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Below are locations for the centers:

* Bellevue Community Center
656 Colice Jeanne Rd. 37221

* East Community Center
700 Woodland Street, 37206

* Hermitage Community Center
3720 James Kay Lane, 37076

* Hadley Community Center
1037 28th Avenue North, 37208

* Coleman Community Center
384 Thompson Lane 37211


30 Counties Approved For Disaster Relief
May 7, 2010 (read article for full details)
Federal assistance is now available for Benton, Carroll, Cheatham, Crockett, Davidson, Decatur, Dickson, Dyer, Fayette, Gibson, Hardeman, Haywood, Henderson, Hickman, Houston, Humphreys, Madison, Maury, McNairy, Montgomery, Obion, Perry, Robertson, Rutherford, Shelby, Smith, Sumner, Tipton, Wilson and Williamson counties.


How to Help and/or Help for flood victims
Donate: list on website
Volunteer: Hands On
Community Food Drives/Events: list on website




May 4, 2010
Donation Hotline for Tennessee Flood Disaster Opens Wednesday
NASHVILLE – The Tennessee Emergency Management Agency (TEMA) has activated the Tennessee Emergency Donations Hotline to accept contributions to support state flood victims. Volunteers will begin answering calls at 8 a.m. on Wed., May 5. The toll free number is (866) 586-4483, and the hotline will be staffed from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. CDT daily.



Local drop offs - May 7, 2010

Donations accepted via United Way

Flood Information for Montgomery, Hickman, Williamson & Cheatham Counties



Publisher's Paw / Nashville Paw Magazine




A special hotline number has been activated for Davidson County residents who have questions or need non-emergency assistance related to the flooding, including transportation to a shelter.
The Community Hotline number is (615) 862-8574. In case of an emergency, residents should call 9-1-1.


Recycling Services Available For Flooded Businesses
Posted: May 04, 2010 1:58 PM PDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Free recycling collection has been offered to Nashville businesses affected by flooding.

The service has been offered by EarthSavers for businesses in the downtown, MetroCenter and Hillsboro Village areas. Workers will pick up documents, paper and cardboard damaged by flood water Wednesday and Thursday.

To sign up for the free service, log onto and fill out the form to request services. Add the words "Flood Paper" in the comments section.

Someone from Earthsavers will contact your business to schedule a time for collection. Items for pick-up should be drained as much as possible and placed in a area where a large truck can gain access.

Someone should be on hand to help drivers load the truck.

Water-logged paper will be accepted, but content with mildew or mold must be discarded through the trash and cannot be recycled.


Towing Cars From Interstate Flood Costs Drivers
(5/6/10) - Some of the drivers trapped on Interstate 24 during the weekend flooding feel they've become victims twice --


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Late-Breaking News - 'Devastation': Thousands of Nashville homes flooded
By Michael Foust


Source at:,0,6471998.story

Flood Victims Find Little To Salvage
May 5, 2010
We are told this is one of the hardest hit neighborhoods in Millington.


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LaVergne Emergency Assistance Number - Assessment Teams
May 4, 2010
Mayor Ronnie Erwin has announced that the City has setup an Emergency Assistance Number. It is 355-3000. This number will be staffed by City employees and volunteers to provided assistance citizens that need additional aid. This number is not to take the place of the standard non-emergency number 793-7744 or 911. Those numbers are still fully available to citizens. Also the City is sending around assessment teams to report back to Emergency Management on the damaged areas. These teams will be escorted by emergency services personnel. Please help by providing information to these teams as they are in your area. The City is here to assist it citizens any way it can, said Mayor Ronnie. The emergency assistance number again is 355-3000…355-3000.


May 1, 2010




The Red Cross continues to operate a shelter in Smyrna, TN located at:

Smyrna Town Centre located at 100 Sam Ridley Parkway in Smyrna

Saturday evening, about ten people stayed overnight at the Smyrna Shelter. The Red Cross shelter in Smyrna will continue to provide a safe place to stay, food and emotional support to flood victims.


Counties listes with open shelters in:

Middle Tennessee Chapter


FACEBOOK - (groups posting info)


TMEMA - (Emergency Management)
Current Situation Reports -

COUNTY sites with information posted:
Clarksville and Montgomery


REGIONS - West, Middle, East
Maps -



Business closures -


Emergency Preparedness and Response -

Ground Water and Drinking Water
Disinfecting Wells
Septic Tanks
Sanitation and Hygiene
Hauled Water or Bulk Water Delivery
Water-related Diseases and Illnesses
Education Materials: Posters and Flyers




Springbrook Lake levee
Fern Lake levee
Long Hollow Pike Dam

PHOTO Gallory -

High water levels threatened Cumberland River dams

Levee break - toxic coal-burning power plant ASH
samples found "concentrations of eight toxic chemicals range from twice to 300 times higher than drinking water limits.''



Tennessee Highway Patrol Road Conditions: Call 511
KY Road Conditions: 1-866-737-3767
Georgia Road Conditions: 1-404-635-6800
Arkansas Road Conditions: 1-800-245-1672
North Carolina Road Conditions: 1-877-511-4662
llinois Road Conditions: 1-800-452-4368
Indiana Road Conditions: 1-800-261-7623


Dam release - why
full coverage at:


FEMA Declarations -

President Declares Major Disaster For Tennessee
Tue, 04 May 2010 18:44:48 -0500

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The head of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Craig Fugate announced today that federal disaster aid has been made available for Tennessee to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the area struck by severe storms, flooding, straight-line winds, and tornadoes beginning on April 30, 2010, and continuing.


Federal Aid Programs For Tennessee Disaster Recovery
Tue, 04 May 2010 18:45:00 -0500

Following is a summary of key federal disaster aid programs that can be made available as needed and warranted under President Obama’s major disaster declaration issued for Tennessee.


FEMA Administrator Fugate Meets With Tennessee Governor Bredesen And Local Officials On Nashville Area Flooding
Tue, 04 May 2010 11:40:49 -0500

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Administrator Craig Fugate traveled to Nashville Monday to meet with Tennessee Governor Phil Bredesen and observe operations in response to area flooding. Fugate and Bredesen also discussed the recent storms in the western part of the state.

May 08, 2010 4:00 PM PDT

Federal assistance through FEMA is now available to individuals in Chester, Clay, DeKalb, Hardin, Jackson, Lauderdale, Lawrence, Lewis, Macon, Stewart, Trousdale and Wayne counties.

This brings the total number of counties to 42.

Thirty counties were declared disaster areas earlier this week: Benton, Carroll, Cheatham, Crockett, Davidson, Decatur, Dickson, Dyer, Fayette, Gibson, Hardeman, Haywood, Henderson, Hickman, Houston, Humphreys, Madison, Maury, McNairy, Montgomery Robertson, Rutherford, Obion, Perry, Shelby, Smith, Sumner, Tipton, Williamson and Wilson counties.


30 Counties Approved For Disaster Relief
May 7, 2010 (read article for full details)
Federal assistance is now available for Benton, Carroll, Cheatham, Crockett, Davidson, Decatur, Dickson, Dyer, Fayette, Gibson, Hardeman, Haywood, Henderson, Hickman, Houston, Humphreys, Madison, Maury, McNairy, Montgomery, Obion, Perry, Robertson, Rutherford, Shelby, Smith, Sumner, Tipton, Wilson and Williamson counties.

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added NOAA's report
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Created At: Sun May 02 21:25:13 -0700 2010
Updated At: Fri Jan 14 08:12:54 -0700 2011
Updated By: DNug

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