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April 11, 2008
News Release
ATLANTA, Ga. -- If you suffered damage during the severe weather that struck Kentucky Feb. 5-6, you?re down to just one week left to apply for federal disaster assistance. There is help available for homeowners, renters and businesses in the counties of Allen, Bath, Christian, Fayette, Hardin, Harrison, Hart, Hopkins, Meade, Mercer, Monroe, Muhlenberg, Nicholas, Shelby, and Spencer, according to the Kentucky Division of Emergency Management (KYEM) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), but no new applications can be accepted after April 21.
April 2, 2008
News Release
LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Two additional counties affected by the severe storms and flooding of Feb. 5-6 are now eligible for disaster infrastructure assistance, according to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Kentucky Division of Emergency Management (KYEM). 
March 28, 2008
News Release
LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Anyone who had property damage or other losses as a result of the tornadoes and severe storms in early February and has not already applied for federal assistance should do so now, according to officials of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Kentucky Division of Emergency Management (KYEM).  The deadline is April 21, only three weeks away.
March 28, 2008
News Release
LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Some applicants who registered with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), for assistance with losses from the February tornadoes and storms have received letters denying their applications because they have insurance or have not returned their SBA loan applications.  There is a step people can take which can overcome the denial, according to officials from FEMA and the Kentucky Division of Emergency Management (KYEM).
March 24, 2008
News Release
LEXINGTON, Ky. -- More than $3.6 million in federal disaster assistance has been approved to help individuals and families in Kentucky recover from the tornadoes and severe storms in early February, according to officials from the Kentucky Emergency Management Division (KYEM), the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). More than $2 million ($2,421,900) of the total is in the form of low-interest disaster loans to individuals and business owners. The remainder ($1,180,224) is in grants for housing and other types of assistance
March 24, 2008
News Release
LEXINGTON, Ky. -- People in Kentucky who suffered losses as a result of the storms and tornadoes that struck last month, but who still have serious unmet needs, may find help through numerous volunteer groups who will be in the state long after the main disaster response has ended.
March 20, 2008
Disaster Federal Register Notice
March 17, 2008
News Release
LEXINGTON, Ky. -- There is still time to register for storm disaster assistance. It would be smart to act now, according to disaster recovery officials. "If you live in one of the 15 Kentucky counties eligible for federal disaster assistance and you suffered any losses from the tornadoes and severe storms in early February, you owe it to yourself to register for federal assistance - even if you aren't sure whether you qualify for aid," said Michael Bolch, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) official who is leading the agency's Kentucky recovery program.
March 17, 2008
News Release
LEXINGTON, Ky. -- People who have applied for a federal disaster housing assistance grant to help cover costs from the Feb. 5-6 Kentucky storms shouldn't despair if the first response they receive is negative. Every applicant has the right to appeal and, depending on the circumstances, may be able to reverse the initial ruling, said disaster recovery officials.
March 15, 2008
News Release
LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Kentucky farmers in 58 counties who sustained losses to their farm dwellings, machinery and other farm structures related to the February tornadoes, storms and flooding may, if eligible, receive financial assistance, including low-interest emergency loans, from the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Farm Service Agency (FSA) to help them restore agricultural operations.

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