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.
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).
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).
Individual Assistance - Dollars ApprovedIndividual Assistance Definitions
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*|
Public Assistance - Dollars ApprovedPublic Assistance Definitions
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*|
Preliminary Damage Assessment
- Kentucky, FEMA-1746-DR (PDF 52KB)