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SEVIERVILLE, Tenn. — Disaster survivors whose vehicles were damaged or destroyed by the Sevier County wildfires of Nov. 28 to Dec. 9, 2016 may be eligible to receive federal assistance to repair or replace those vehicles.  
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A toll-free legal aid hotline is now available for victims of wildfires in Sevier County, Tennessee. The service, which allows callers to request the assistance of a lawyer, is a partnership between the Tennessee Bar Association (TBA), Legal Aid of East Tennessee (LAET), Tennessee Alliance for Legal Services (TALS), the Tennessee Supreme Court’s Access to...
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SEVIERVILLE, Tenn. — Sevier County wildfire survivors applying for FEMA disaster assistance may easily overlook a small detail that can result in a letter of ineligibility.
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As Sevier County residents work to rebuild following the devastating Nov. 28 – Dec. 9 wildfire, the Tennessee Emergency Management Agency and Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) officials are cautioning them about phony, unscrupulous building contractors and other scam artists that often take advantage of people following a disaster.
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KNOXVILLE, TN –The State of Tennessee, The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) have opened a joint Registration Center to help residents affected by the recent wildfires in Sevier County register for federal assistance.
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A Multi-Agency Resource Center will open on Monday, December 12, 2016 at the former Belz Factory Mall, 2655 Teaster Lane, Pigeon Forge, TN 37863. The center will be open Monday –Saturday, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.  This facility will have many of the agencies under one roof that can provide needed assistance to the victims...
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Sevier County, City of Gatlinburg, Tennessee Emergency Management Agency Joint News Release Release Date: December 7, 2016 Resource Information for City/County Property Re-Entry
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