© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Joe Biden gestures as he speaks about Hurricane Henri and the evacuation of Afghanistan, in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, D.C., U.S. August 22, 2021. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts
(Reuters) – U.S. President Joe Biden has declared a major disaster exists in the state of Tennessee and ordered federal aid, after record downpours and flash flooding left at least 21 dead over the weekend, the White House said in a statement.
The president has ordered federal aid to help local rescue efforts, with the action making funding available to affected people in Humphreys County, the White House said https://