Kentucky Severe Storms and Flooding (DR-1388)

Incident period: July 27, 2001 to August 21, 2001
Major Disaster Declaration declared on August 15, 2001

Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases

August 23, 2001
News Release
Langley, KY -- Disaster assistance for five counties has been expanded to include aid for homeowners, renters and businesses affected by the recent severe storms and flooding, the head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today.
August 22, 2001
News Release
Langley, KY -- Disaster assistance for 12 additional counties has been expanded to include aid for local governments affected by the recent severe storms and flooding, the head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today. FEMA Director Joe M. Allbaugh said the additional assistance was approved following a review of damage data gathered by federal and state disaster recovery officials. The additional counties are Bath, Clay, Elliott, Estill, Harrison, Lawrence, Lewis, Livingston, Mason, Menifee, Powell and Rowan.
August 15, 2001
News Release
Washington, DC -- The head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) today designated five Kentucky counties eligible for federal disaster funds to help local governments rebuild public facilities damaged by a series of severe storms and flooding that hit the state beginning July 27. FEMA Director Joe M. Allbaugh said the assistance was authorized under a major disaster declaration issued by President Bush following a review of the agency's analysis of the state's request for federal relief.

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