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Kentucky Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding (DR-1746)

Incident period: February 05, 2008 to February 06, 2008
Major Disaster Declaration declared on February 21, 2008

News

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.

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 210 $1,466,605.44 $1,198,433.35 $268,172.09
Last Updated: Tuesday, May 3, 2016 - 05:07 (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 $4,786,685.00 $1,545,213.95 $2,883,445.24
Last Updated: Tuesday, May 3, 2016 - 06:45 (Updated daily)

Related Links

Preliminary Damage Assessment

  • Kentucky, FEMA-1746-DR (PDF 52KB)