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The City of Chattanooga, Tennessee, Properly Accounted For and Expended FEMA Public Assistance Grant Funds

Executive Summary

The City received a Public Assistance award totaling $25.3 million from the Tennessee Emergency Management Agency (TEMA), a FEMA grantee, for damages resulting from severe storms, tornadoes, straight-line winds, and associated flooding that occurred in April 2011. The award provided 75 percent FEMA funding for debris removal, emergency protective measures, and permanent repairs to buildings, utilities, and recreational facilities. The award consisted of 111arge projects and 20 small projects.

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