June 5th Storm Update

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June 5, 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?

MLGW

 *   1,800 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

 *   See attached storm damage map.
 *   The Tennessee Emergency Management Agency (TEMA) continued the joint Preliminary Damage Assessment (PDA) in the City of Memphis and Shelby County for federal Public Assistance.
 *   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.

Roadside Debris Removal

·         Both Memphis Public Works and Shelby County Public works crews are hauling away tree debris that blocked roads.

·         Lots of trees were pushed the curbsides to allow vehicles to pass.

·         Debris removal will take several weeks.

Resources for Storm Victims

 *   (901) 636-2525.

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