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Kentucky Severe Storms, Flooding, Mud and Rock Slides, and Tornadoes (DR-1471)

Incident period: May 04, 2003 to May 27, 2003
Major Disaster Declaration declared on June 03, 2003

News

July 30, 2003 - News Release

Frankfort, KY -- Victims of the May 4-27 Kentucky storms who have not yet registered for federal disaster assistance have until August 4, 2003, to file applications for most disaster assistance programs, according to federal and state disaster recovery officials.

July 22, 2003 - News Release

Richmond, KY - Victims of the May 4-27 Kentucky storms who have not yet registered for federal disaster assistance have until Aug. 4, 2003, to file applications for most disaster assistance programs, according to federal and state disaster recovery officials. "Even if you're not sure whether you qualify, apply before the deadline," said Federal Coordinating Officer Mike Butler. "Hold the door open for possible assistance."

June 27, 2003 - News Release

Richmond, KY -- State, federal, local and voluntary agencies continue to help Kentucky residents affected by the May 4-27 severe storms and flooding. Recovery assistance is available to 37 counties as part of a Presidential disaster declaration. To date, residents and businesses in 37 Kentucky counties are eligible for disaster assistance. Residents of these counties who suffered damage from the May 4-27 storms are urged to call the FEMA registration toll-free number at (800) 621-3362, or, for the speech and hearing impaired (TTY), 1-800-462-7585.

Financial Assistance

Individual Assistance - Dollars Approved

Individuals & Household Program (IHP): Provides money and services to people in Presidentially declared disaster areas.

Housing Assistance (HA): Provides assistance for disaster-related housing needs.

Other Needs Assistance (ONA): Provides assistance for other disaster-related needs, such as furnishings, transportation, and medical.

Total Individual Assistance (IA) - Applications Approved: Total Individual & Households Program - Dollars Approved* Total Housing Assistance - Dollars Approved* Total Other Needs Assistance - Dollars Approved*
Total Amount 1,123 $4,108,811.57 $2,808,922.31 $1,299,889.26
Last Updated: Friday, April 29, 2016 - 05:11 (Updated daily)

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 $4,993,708.33 $387,792.63 $4,561,494.65
Last Updated: Friday, April 29, 2016 - 06:27 (Updated daily)

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