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On March 1, 2003, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) became part of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS). The primary mission of the Federal Emergency Management Agency is to reduce the loss of life and property and protect the Nation from all hazards, including natural disasters, acts of terrorism, and other man-made disasters, by leading and supporting the Nation in a risk-based, comprehensive emergency management system of preparedness, protection, response, recovery, and mitigation

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FEMA Specialists to Offer Rebuilding Advice at Local Home Improvement Stores

CHATTANOOGA, TN - April 12, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) --Mitigation specialists from the Federal Emergency Management Agency will be in Chattanooga, Cleveland and Hixson to provide free rebuilding information Sunday, April 15, through Thursday, April 19.

Tennessee Disaster Survivors Finding Housing, Task Force Study Shows

NASHVILLE, TN - June 17, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- The vast majority of Tennesseans displaced from their homes by recent disasters have found places to live as they recover. This means there is no need to provide manufactured homes as temporary living space, according to two studies by a joint federal-state disaster housing task force.

FEMA Experts To Offer Advice At Bradley And Hamilton County Home Improvement Stores

NASHVILLE, TN - June 2, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Mitigation experts from the Federal Emergency Management Agency are at Home Depot and Lowe’s stores in Bradley and Hamilton counties this week. They will answer questions and offer home improvement tips and proven techniques to prevent and lessen damage from future disasters.

FEMA Specialists To Offer Advice In Memphis Lowe’s And Home

NASHVILLE, Tenn.- May 24, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Mitigation specialists from the Federal Emergency Management Agency will be in Memphis Lowe's and Home Depot stores this week. They will answer questions and offer home improvement tips and proven techniques to prevent and lessen damage from future disasters.

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MERCY LOAN FUND PARTNERS WITH NATIONAL CHURCH RESIDENCES TO PRESERVE MUCH-NEEDED...

Mercy Loan Fund (MLF), a leading Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) based in Denver, Colo., has announced it has partnered with National Church Residences (NCR) to help preserve 55 affordable homes for seniors at Hickory Hollow Senior Apartments in Memphis, Tenn.

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August Market Report

Memphis-area home sales for August increased 10.3 percent from a year ago, with 1,942 total sales recorded in the Memphis Area Association of REALTORS®MAARdata property records database. Sales were up 11.2 percent from July when there were 1,747 total sales. Average sales price from August-to-August was up 4.4 percent, at $183,175. Inventory decreased 2.1 percent, with 4,713 units listed for sale. Year-to-Date sales volume was up 13.7 percent at $2.24 billion.