Disaster Response. Step One.
The recovery process in Tennessee is anticipated to be prolonged, given the extensive damage across the state. Critical needs include urgent debris removal, immediate roof tarping, and swift home repair to help the thousands of people who are displaced in winter temperatures. Your donation is needed to support flights for responders to arrive on the ground as soon as possible to provide their assistance.
A series of tornadoes tore through parts of Tennessee, including Clarksville and Madison on Saturday, December 9th, 2023. At least six people have been confirmed dead and hundreds injured. Hundreds of homes were damaged or destroyed, leaving thousands of residents displaced while temperatures dropped below 50 degrees. As of Monday morning, 18,000 homes were still without power in Tennessee and it is not expected to be restored soon. Officials are expecting the recovery process to be long due to the widespread damage across the state. The most urgent needs currently include debris removal, roof tarping, and expedient home repair.