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

Incident period: May 26, 2004 to June 18, 2004
Major Disaster Declaration declared on June 10, 2004


July 30, 2004 - News Release

FRANKFORT, Ky. -- With just a week remaining for registration, more than $38 million in grants and low-interest disaster loans has been approved to assist Kentucky residents who suffered damages from the severe storms, tornadoes and flooding that occurred May 26 through June 18.

July 29, 2004 - News Release

FRANKFORT, Ky. -- Even after the registration period closes for Kentucky disaster victims on August 9, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will continue to process applications received before the deadline. Just remember, it doesn't cost anything to have your application processed and if someone calls offering to expedite your application for a fee, they're just trying to rip you off!

July 28, 2004 - News Release

FRANKFORT, Ky. -- Disaster victims in Kentucky have only two weeks to register with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for state and federal assistance for damage suffered during May’s tornadoes, flooding and severe storms. While registrations cannot be accepted after the August 9 deadline, FEMA will continue to process all applications received before the deadline.

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 6,750 $21,878,709.14 $14,568,555.25 $7,310,153.89
Last Updated: Monday, May 2, 2016 - 05:00 (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 $17,498,353.80 $1,933,408.39 $15,543,366.98
Last Updated: Monday, May 2, 2016 - 06:37 (Updated daily)

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