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Kentucky Severe Winter Storm and Record Snow (DR-1578)

Incident period: December 21, 2004 to December 23, 2004
Major Disaster Declaration declared on February 08, 2005


March 12, 2005 - News Release

FRANKFORT, Ky. -- Todd and Trigg counties have been added to the area of Kentucky eligible for federal disaster assistance provided by the U. S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). The total number of counties eligible for FEMA assistance now totals 30, federal disaster officials said.

March 8, 2005 - News Release

FRANKFORT, Ky. -- Marshall County has been added to counties in Kentucky eligible for assistance provided to cities, counties and certain private non-profit agencies by the U. S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). That boosts the number to 28 Kentucky counties eligible for Public Assistance funds.

February 9, 2005 - News Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. ? The head of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today that President Bush has authorized the use of federal disaster funds for Kentucky to help local governments recover from the effects of the winter storm and record snowfall that hit the state late last year.

Financial Assistance

If and when individual assistance money is approved for this disaster, it will be displayed here. Information is updated every 24 hours.

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 $2742185.07 $1009567.52 $1657841.26
Last Updated: Friday, February 5, 2016 - 06:41 (Updated daily)

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