June 4 Storm Update
June 4, 2017
Storm Damage Update
- The Shelby County Office of Preparedness continues to coordinate the storm response effort with the Memphis Office of Emergency Management.
The Tennessee Emergency Management Agency is also assisting. What’s new since the last update?
- 6,405 MLGW customers are without power. Outages: 1-800-268-8648.
MLGW crews are being assisted by more than 100 utility companies to help
restore power. Disaster Assessments
- The Tennessee Emergency Management Agency (TEMA) will continue the joint Preliminary Damage Assessment (PDA) in the City of Memphis and Shelby County for federal Public Assistance tomorrow.
- The categories of Public Assistance include work or repairs for debris removal, emergency protective measures, roads and bridges, water control facilities, buildings and equipment, utilities, and recreational facilities.
- Just whether there will be FEMA Individual Assistance funds is not yet known.
- Damage assessments are still being done on homes and businesses.
Those results will be forwarded to TEMA once they’re completed.
- 17 people are staying at the American Red Cross shelter in Memphis at the Orange Mound Community Center near Midtown, 2572 Park Avenue.
- The shelter will close on Tuesday, June 6, at 10 a.m. Food for Storm Victims
- The Red Cross mobile feeding program will end after lunch tomorrow.
The Salvation Army will end its mobile feeding program after this evening’s meal
in Frayser at the Ed Rice Community Center, 2907 North Watkins. Resources for Storm Victims
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