FEMA officials tour areas damaged by flood waters

MILLINGTON, TN (WMC-TV) - Federal Emergency Management Agency administrator W. Craig Fugate visited the Mid-South Friday to assess damage left behind by floodwaters and to offer advice regarding the clean-up and recovery process.

Fugate briefed local officials and spoke with local residents about what they would need to do to obtain aid from FEMA.

FEMA officials said it is common for them to visit and walk people through the first steps of the recovery process.

Residents were thankful for the support.

"I really and truly feel sorry for these people," Joanne Sidler said. "I mean, these are our homes. I didn't lose that much really compared to the other people in here. I mean I suffered a loss, but me, I just feel sorry for the other people."

If you need help from FEMA, call 1-800-621-FEMA to report your claim.

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