FEMA PROVIDES FEDERAL ASSISTANCE TO FLOOD VICTIMS Since President Obama's May 4 declaration which deemed Davidson County a Federal Disaster Area, the Federal Emergency Management Agency has approved over $104 million in Federal Assistance for affected Tennessee residents. The amount includes $93.9 million in housing assistance such as rental and home repair assistance, and $10.5 million in other needs such as personal property. $732,400 in loans has been approved by the U.S. Small Business Administration. Registration is ongoing with an estimated 43,162 people in the 42 designated counties having registered for Individual Assistance from FEMA. Flood victims can register through www.disasterassistance.gov or 1-800-621-FEMA or (TTY) 1-800-462-7585. Assistance is available in all languages.