News Flash

Posted on: January 25, 2024

Disaster Recovery Centers in Four Tennessee Counties Will Close Soon

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn.-  Disaster Recovery Centers in Cheatham, Dickson, Gibson and Sumner counties will close permanently in a few days.

The centers, with specialists from Tennessee Emergency Management Agency, FEMA and the U.S. Small Business Admini...

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Posted on: January 23, 2024

SBA to hold Tornado Recovery Resource Fair in Clarksville

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. - In the wake of severe storms and tornadoes that impacted many counties in Tennessee on Dec. 9, a collaborative effort is underway to support survivors with resources, to help them rebuild their lives one step at a time.&n...

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Posted on: January 12, 2024

One Month Remains to Apply for FEMA Assistance

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. -  One month after the federal disaster declaration for the December tornadoes and severe storms, FEMA has provided $1.9 million to more than 500 Tennessee households to help with their recovery. Survivors who still ne...

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Posted on: January 12, 2024

City of Clarksville prepares for potential winter weather

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. - The City of Clarksville encourages residents to take appropriate precautions as they prepare for the first winter weather of 2024, which experts have predicted will occur January 14-16 (Sunday-Tuesday).

As of Friday morning,&a...

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Posted on: January 10, 2024

FEMA releases additional aid information

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CLARKSVILLE, TN - The following information has been released by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for Montgomery County residents affected by tornado damage.

FEMA Grants Won’t Affect Other Benefits

Applying for federal disaster assis...

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Posted on: January 5, 2024

Two City relief measures supported for those affected by tornado

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – The Clarksville City Council has approved two measures aimed at providing some relief for those residents and property owners victimized by the tornado of Dec. 9, 2023.One of the measures is an ordinance authorizing the City...
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Posted on: December 22, 2023

State of Tennessee and FEMA offer guidance on disaster-relief donations

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – The generosity of the public following the Dec. 9 severe storms is helping affected communities to begin recovering from this disaster.

However, an outpouring of donated items can quickly exceed the needs of the affected comm...

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Posted on: December 21, 2023

Tornado Recovery Update: First wave of debris cleanup complete at Britton Springs

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn - The Clarksville Street Department is making quick work of wrapping up the first major wave of right-of-way tornado debris cleanup in the areas of Eva Drive and Evans Road.

The City of Clarksville would like to thank the many volunteers ...

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Posted on: December 21, 2023

Red Cross Offering Financial Assistance to Storm Victims

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. - The American Red Cross has financial assistance available for people whose primary homes were destroyed or are uninhabitable due to the local and regional Tennessee tornadoes of Dec. 9, 2023.

To be eligible for this program, households...
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Posted on: December 20, 2023

Disaster Recovery Center Open in Montgomery County

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CLARKSVILLE, TN - Tennessee Emergency Management Agency and FEMA have opened a Disaster Recovery Center in Montgomery County to help people affected by the Dec. 9 tornadoes. 

The Center is located at the Clarksville-Montgomery County Public Librar...

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Posted on: December 18, 2023

FEMA and Army Corps of Engineers share debris cleanup guidelines

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Clarksville, TN - The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Army CORPS of Engineers have shared the following guide to debris cleanup following a major storm. Following these guidelines helps make the cleanup process much faster for removal t...

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Posted on: December 18, 2023

Disaster Unemployment Assistance Available for Montgomery County residents

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CLARKSVILLE. TN - The Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development (TDLWD) today announced the availability of Disaster Unemployment Assistance for four Tennessee counties impacted by recent tornadoes, including Montgomery County.

TDLWD is accep...

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Posted on: December 18, 2023

Northeast High School Multi-Agency Disaster Relief Center Update

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CLARKSVILLE, TN - The Northeast High School Multi-Agency Disaster Relief Center is closing at 2 p.m. today, Monday December 18. Donations that remain on-site will be distributed to local agencies and the coordinated Clarksville-Montgomery County warehouse...

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Posted on: December 15, 2023

Beware of potential FEMA impersonators

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CLARKSVILLE TN. - The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced Wednesday, Dec. 13, that federal disaster assistance has been made available to the state of Tennessee to supplement recovery efforts in the areas affected by sev...

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Posted on: December 14, 2023

How to Apply for FEMA Assistance After Severe Storms

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CLARKSVILLE, TN –Tennessee homeowners and renters in Davidson, Dickson, Montgomery and Sumner counties who had uninsured damage or losses caused by the severe storms on Dec. 9, 2023, may apply for FEMA disaster assistance.

FEMA may be ab...

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Posted on: December 14, 2023

For safety, City requires proper demolition permits in tornado recovery

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CLARKSVILLE, TN - The City of Clarksville Building & Codes Department is aware that some apartment owners – whose buildings were damaged by the Dec. 9, 2023, Clarksville tornado – may intend to have those structures demolished with...

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Posted on: December 14, 2023

Federal funding approved for tornado recovery

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CLARKSVILLE, TN - A Major Disaster Declaration for Tennessee (DR-4751-TN) was declared on December 13, 2023 by FEMA. Federal funding will now be available for those affected by the tornadoes in Davidson, Dickson, Montgomery, and Sumner counties.

For more i...

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Posted on: December 13, 2023

Clarksville Parks and Recreation provides tornado relief

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Alongside other city departments, Clarksville Parks and Recreation is providing disaster relief to the citizens affected by the tornado this past Saturday. 

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All three City of Clarksville recreation cente...

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Posted on: December 13, 2023

Northeast High designated as central distribution site for donations

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CLARKSVILLE, TN - Northeast High School will now be the central distribution point for donations as LifePoint and Mosaic Church shift their operations to other areas of need, according to information received by Clarksville Neighborhood and Community Serv...

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Posted on: December 12, 2023

Beware of "storm chaser" scammers

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CLARKSVILLE, TN - The City of Clarksville and Montgomery County would like to warn residents affected by the storm on Dec. 9 to be wary of scammers in the area. These storm chasers, as they are often called, seek to make a profit off of storm victims whil...

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Posted on: December 11, 2023

Storm Relief Resource Guide

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CLARKSVILLE, TN - As the Clarksville community continues to recover from the tornado event that occurred over the weekend, a number of local organizations and businesses have come forward to offer assistance. Please see our Tornado Resource webpage&nb...

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Posted on: December 11, 2023

Clarksville, Montgomery County mobilize volunteers for tornado cleanup

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CLARKSVILLE, TN - A coordinated volunteer cleanup effort in areas where extensive Clarksville tornado damage has occurred begins Monday morning, December 11, at 8 a.m.

Volunteers are asked to gather beginning at that time, at Mosaic Church, 1020 Garrettsbu...

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