Atlanta, GA -- Residents and business owners in Floyd, Knott, Letcher, Perry, and Pike, counties who sustained damage from the severe storms and flooding in Eastern Kentucky have only one more week to apply for disaster assistance. October 15 is the last day applications will be accepted. That is also the deadline for submitting loan applications to the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) for disaster-related losses to real and personal property. To date, 1338 individuals in the five presidentially declared counties have applied for some form of assistance.
Atlanta, GA -- Officials of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Kentucky Division of Emergency Management (KyEM) said today that a total of $10,426,863 has been obligated to date for state and county public assistance projects. More than 90 percent of the funding, or $9,632,468, will pay for construction costs associated with the repair or replacement of roads and bridges damaged by the severe storms that hit the state in late July.
Langley, KY -- Officials of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Kentucky Division of Emergency Management (KYEM) said today that a total of $6,248,794 has been obligated to date for state and county public assistance projects. Construction costs involved with the repair or replacement of roads and bridges make up a large percentage of work projects. State roads and bridges will receive the largest share with $3,095,307 in public assistance funding.
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 ApprovedPublic Assistance Definitions
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.
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