News Releases for Kentucky Severe Storms, Flooding, Mud and Rock Slides, and Tornadoes (DR-1475)

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Wednesday, August 13, 2003 - 00:00
Frankfort, KY -- More than $6.5 million in disaster assistance has been approved so far to help Kentuckians hit by the severe storms, floods, mud- and rockslides, and tornadoes of June, federal and...
Thursday, August 7, 2003 - 00:00
Frankfort, KY --The Federal Emergency Management Agency's (FEMA) toll-free Disaster Information Helpline is available to aid those affected by the severe storms, flooding, mud- and rock slides, and...
Wednesday, August 6, 2003 - 00:00
Frankfort, KY -- Nobody can stop a flood. Nobody can erase the bad memories and financial loss. Having flood insurance is the first line-of-defense and can go a long way toward putting the pieces...
Wednesday, July 30, 2003 - 00:00
Frankfort, KY -- The Disaster Recovery Center serving the Eastern Kentucky community of Martin will close at 7 p.m. Friday, August 8 state and federal disaster relief officials said today. The...
Wednesday, July 30, 2003 - 00:00
Frankfort, Ky. - Disaster officials want to assure Kentuckians who suffered damages because of the June storms that there are sufficient funds to cover eligible losses. "We encourage all...
Tuesday, July 29, 2003 - 00:00
Frankfort, KY -- In a potentially dangerous severe-weather situation would you and your family prefer to be among the first or among the last to know? Hint: first is a whole lot better and it...
Tuesday, July 29, 2003 - 00:00
Richmond, KY -- Eligible individuals in Knox County can now receive federal and state assistance in recovering from the severe storms and flooding that struck Kentucky in May and June. Knox...
Friday, July 25, 2003 - 00:00
Frankfort, KY -- Disaster assistance totaling $3.8 million has been approved so far to help Kentuckians hit by a series of fierce storms, floods, slides and tornadoes in June, federal and state...
Thursday, July 24, 2003 - 00:00
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has approved a $103,000 grant to the Commonwealth of Kentucky to help survivors of the severe June storms cope with emotional stress left by the...
Thursday, July 24, 2003 - 00:00
Frankfort, KY -- The immediate danger from the severe May and June storms is in the past, but children may still be showing signs of shock and trauma. It is important for parents and other...
Wednesday, July 23, 2003 - 00:00
Frankfort, KY. - Two Disaster Recovery Centers in the Eastern Kentucky communities of Grayson and Hazard will close at 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 1, state and federal disaster relief officials said today...
Tuesday, July 22, 2003 - 00:00
Frankfort, KY - May and June storm victims who receive loan applications from the U. S. Small Business Administration (SBA) should take the time to fill them out - even if they don't want a loan,...
Monday, July 21, 2003 - 00:00
Frankfort, KY -- Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Community Relations teams are reaching out to those affected by the severe storms and tornadoes that hit Eastern Kentucky between June14...
Thursday, July 17, 2003 - 00:00
Frankfort, KY -- Have you found a contractor to help clean up and repair damage from the June storms and floods? If so, before signing on the dotted line, check with the Commonwealth of...
Wednesday, July 16, 2003 - 00:00
Frankfort, KY -- Floodwaters can leave behind more than soggy carpets and furniture. The Kentucky Cabinet for Health Services Department of Public Health warns certain types of mold that grow...
Tuesday, July 15, 2003 - 00:00
Frankfort, KY -- Damage inspectors contracted by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) have begun visiting flood victims in the 20 counties...
Thursday, July 10, 2003 - 00:00
Frankfort, KY -- In an effort to reach out to victims of recent storms, state and federal officials from the Kentucky Division of Emergency Management Agency (KyEM) and the Federal Emergency...
Wednesday, July 9, 2003 - 00:00
Frankfort, KY -- Kentucky residents in 20 counties who had damage from severe storms between June 14 and June 27 may be eligible for disaster assistance. On July 2, President Bush declared the...
Wednesday, July 2, 2003 - 00:00
Washington, DC -- The head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today that federal disaster aid has been made available for the Commonwealth of Kentucky to supplement state...
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