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Kentucky Severe Storms And Flooding (DR-1320)

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Incident period: February 18, 2000 to March 02, 2000
Major Disaster Declaration declared on February 28, 2000


February 2, 2001 - News Release

Frankfort, KY -- Lewis County will receive more than $300,000 in federal funds to purchase 13 homes substantially damaged by flooding in February 2000. The $299,501 is the 75 percent share of the Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP) buyout project that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) funds. Total project cost for the 13 homes is $399,335. State and local resources contribute the 25 percent non-federal share of the project.

March 27, 2000 - News Release

Frankfort, KY -- More than $2,980,115 has been already approved in federal and state assistance to individuals, families and businesses, as well as state and local governments that incurred losses in the February Kentucky storms and flooding, disaster officials reported.The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has approved 39 low-interest loans for home and personal property. The loans total $1,488,200. Two disaster loans for businesses have been approved for an additional $47,600.

March 24, 2000 - News Release

Frankfort, KY -- The state-federal disaster recovery centers have closed but victims of the February flooding in Kentucky can still get answers to their disaster-related questions. "People who need information can still check on the status of their applications or get answers to other disaster-related questions by calling the toll-free Helpline," according to Deputy State Coordinating Officer Cash Centers of the state Division of Emergency Management.

Financial Assistance

If and when individual assistance money is approved for this disaster, it will be displayed here. Information is updated every 24 hours.

Public Assistance - Dollars Approved

Public Assistance (PA): Disaster grant assistance available for communities to quickly respond to and recover from major disasters or emergencies declared by the President

Emergency Work (Categories A-B): Work that must be performed to reduce or eliminate an immediate threat to life, protect public health and safety, and to protect improved property that is significantly threatened due to disasters or emergencies declared by the President

Permanent Work (Categories C-G): Work that is required to restore a damaged facility, through repair or restoration, to its pre-disaster design, function, and capacity in accordance with applicable codes and standards

*Dollars Approved: Assistance dollars approved but not necessarily disbursed.

*Dollars Obligated: Funds made available to the State via electronic transfer following FEMA's final review and approval of Public Assistance projects.

Total Public Assistance Grants - Dollars Obligated* Emergency Work (Categories A-B) - Dollars Obligated* Permanent Work (Categories C-G) - Dollars Obligated*
Total Amount $2,820,111.53 $245,508.68 $2,514,961.75
Last Updated: Tuesday, November 24, 2015 - 08:25 (Updated daily)

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