After the bombing, the White House approved a state of emergency for Tennessee.


January 6 After the Christmas bombing in downtown Nashville, Tennessee, the White House approved a state of emergency on the 5th local time.

According to local media WJHL and the White House website of Tennessee, U.S. President Trump declared a state of emergency in Tennessee, which will allow the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to provide disaster relief assistance to the state’s Nashville-Davidson County government.

“Specifically, FEMA has the authority to identify, mobilize and, where appropriate, necessary equipment and resources to mitigate the impact of an emergency,” the White House said at a press conference.

On December 25, 2020, local time, an explosion occurred in downtown Nashville, the capital of Tennessee, injuring three people, damaging dozens of buildings and interrupting communication throughout the region.