Kentucky Severe Winter Storms (DR-1454)

Incident period: February 15, 2003 to February 26, 2003
Major Disaster Declaration declared on March 14, 2003

Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases

March 18, 2003
News Release
Richmond, KY -- Following the traditional Boy Scout motto, Kentuckians who apply for federal/state disaster aid for losses stemming from the Feb. 15-26 winter storms, need to "be prepared" to document their damage. Gracia Szczech, coordinating officer for the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for the disaster declared by President Bush, said assistance can be expedited if applicants have the necessary information at hand.
March 16, 2003
News Release
Atlanta, GA -- Eligible persons who suffered damages during the Feb. 15-26 Kentucky storms must make application for federal-state assistance on the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) toll-free number, it was announced today.
March 14, 2003
News Release
Washington, D.C. -- The head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today that President Bush has authorized the use of federal disaster funds to help people and communities in Kentucky recover from the effects of severe winter storms and other extreme weather that struck the state last month.


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