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.

    Emergency Shelter

  •   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

 (901) 636-2525.

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