News Releases for Kentucky Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Flooding, and Mudslides (DR-1523)

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Friday, July 2, 2004 - 00:00
FRANKFORT, Ky. -- In the three weeks since the initial presidential declaration, more than 7,300 storm-stricken Kentuckians have registered for assistance with the Federal Emergency Management Agency...
Thursday, July 1, 2004 - 00:00
FRANKFORT, Ky. -- As cleanup continues in the aftermath of severe storms and flooding that recently struck Kentucky, state and federal officials urge disaster victims to take measures to prevent...
Wednesday, June 30, 2004 - 00:00
FRANKFORT, Ky. -? Residents whose septic tanks or wells were damaged as a result of the recent storms may be eligible for federal assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)....
Wednesday, June 30, 2004 - 00:00
FRANKFORT, Ky. -- Rebuilding your life, your home, and taking care of your family is difficult after a disaster that has turned your life upside down. There are financial and emotional challenges...
Wednesday, June 30, 2004 - 00:00
FRANKFORT, Ky. -? The state/FEMA Disaster Recovery Centers in Martin and Magoffin counties will close on July 4 and 5 to observe Independence Day. After the holiday closure, the centers will re-...
Tuesday, June 29, 2004 - 00:00
FRANKFORT, Ky. -- Post-tornado pictures often show the same stark image: a central room or stairwell of a severely damaged house still standing when little else remains. Using this lesson...
Monday, June 28, 2004 - 00:00
FRANKFORT, Ky. -- The unrelenting onslaught of severe rains that saturated large areas of Kentucky eroded dozens of hillsides, sending powerful and destructive muddy masses into numerous...
Monday, June 28, 2004 - 00:00
FRANKFORT, Ky. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Commonwealth of Kentucky currently have four Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) open to serve residents of disaster-stricken...
Saturday, June 26, 2004 - 00:00
FRANKFORT, Ky. - Recovery officials said that some common misunderstandings about disaster assistance may deprive eligible individuals and households of vital aid from the state and the Federal...
Thursday, June 24, 2004 - 00:00
FRANKFORT, Ky. -- Kentuckians who have registered for federal and state disaster assistance can expect to have their damaged property inspected to verify losses, according to Michael Bolch, head of...
Thursday, June 24, 2004 - 00:00
FRANKFORT, Ky. -- Homeowners, renters and businesses have been approved for more than $10 million in disaster aid and 5,838 applications have been received through the Federal Emergency...
Thursday, June 24, 2004 - 00:00
FRANKFORT, Ky. – If you have relocated due to damages to your home from recent severe storms and flooding in Kentucky, officials of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) advise you to make...
Thursday, June 24, 2004 - 00:00
FRANKFORT, Ky. -- Recovery officials said that Kentucky farmers in declared counties who suffered disaster-related losses as a result of the severe storms occurring between May 26 and June 18, may be...
Wednesday, June 23, 2004 - 00:00
FRANKFORT, Ky. -- Con men have descended on the disaster-ravaged hills of Kentucky and West Virginia. Do not give financial information such as credit card numbers, Social Security numbers, or any...
Wednesday, June 23, 2004 - 00:00
FRANKFORT, Ky. -- As the federal/state disaster recovery effort continues to reach out to storm and flooding victims with unmet needs, a Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) will set up in Harlan County...
Tuesday, June 22, 2004 - 00:00
FRANKFORT, Ky. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) on Tuesday declared 10 additional Kentucky counties eligible for disaster assistance in the wake of the recent severe storms, tornados...
Tuesday, June 22, 2004 - 00:00
FRANKFORT, Ky. -- As the federal/state disaster recovery effort continues to reach out to storm and flood victims with unmet needs, a Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) will set up in Floyd County,...
Tuesday, June 22, 2004 - 00:00
FRANKFORT, Ky. -- Homeowners, landlords and businesses are urged to check with local code enforcement officials regarding permits before repairing or rebuilding any structure damaged by recent severe...
Monday, June 21, 2004 - 00:00
FRANKFORT, Ky. -- Just two weeks after President Bush designated 66 Kentucky counties a major disaster area eligible for federal/state individual assistance programs, 4,735 residents have applied for...
Monday, June 21, 2004 - 00:00
FRANKFORT, Ky. -- Today recovery officials emphasized that people who registered with the American Red Cross for emergency disaster assistance, must also register with the Federal Emergency...

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