Three More Tenn. Counties Get Federal Disaster Aid

February 22, 2008

Three more Tenn. counties are eligible for federal disaster aid resulting from storms Feb. 5-6.

Gov. Phil Bredesen said Fayette, Haywood and McNairy Counties were included by the federal government in a major disaster declaration.

Fayette County has been authorized to receive both individual and public assistance. Haywood and McNairy counties have been approved for public assistance.

The additions raise the number of counties authorized to receive some form of federal assistance to 16.

Also, additional categories of public assistance were added for Hardin, Macon, Madison, Shelby and Sumner Counties.

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