News Releases for Kentucky Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Flooding, and Mudslides (DR-1841)

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Wednesday, July 22, 2009 - 00:00
FRANKFORT, Ky. -- Some Kentuckians affected by the severe storms and flooding that struck May 3-20 will have unmet needs even after receiving help from government disaster aid programs or insurance...
Wednesday, July 22, 2009 - 00:00
FRANKFORT, Ky. -- Specialists from the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) have scheduled two upcoming meetings in Kentucky to provide the public with an opportunity to learn more about flood...
Tuesday, July 21, 2009 - 00:00
FRANKFORT, Ky. -- Flooding is Kentucky's most costly natural disaster. After a major flood, houses and businesses have been washed off their foundations; curbs are piled high with rotting furniture,...
Friday, July 17, 2009 - 00:00
FRANKFORT, Ky. -- Six Kentucky counties and the city of Salyersville will receive federal reimbursement for most of their costs to repair certain roads, culverts and other infrastructure that was...
Friday, July 17, 2009 - 00:00
FRANKFORT, Ky. -- More than $18.8 million in federal disaster assistance has been approved to aid Kentuckians affected by May's severe storms and flooding. The Kentucky Division of Emergency...
Thursday, July 16, 2009 - 00:00
FRANKFORT, Ky. -- Kentuckians who suffered losses from the severe storms and flooding that struck May 3-20 have only a few days left to apply for federal and state disaster assistance. Monday, July...
Wednesday, July 15, 2009 - 00:00
FRANKFORT, Ky. -- Kentuckians with losses from the May storms and flooding should stay in touch with disaster assistance agencies throughout the recovery process to make sure that all their...
Tuesday, July 14, 2009 - 00:00
FRANKFORT, Ky. -- Many Kentuckians are seeking ways to prevent losses from future flooding, tornadoes and severe storms. Over the past several weeks, nearly 16,000 have stopped by to ask for advice...
Wednesday, July 8, 2009 - 00:00
FRANKFORT, Ky. -- Two Kentucky Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) will transition to Disaster Loan Outreach Centers (DLOCs) on Monday, July 13. The DRCs slated to cease operations after Saturday and...
Wednesday, July 8, 2009 - 00:00
FRANKFORT, Ky. -- Many Kentuckians are seeking ways to prevent losses from future flooding and severe storms. Over the past several weeks, more than 13,000 have stopped by to ask for advice and...
Tuesday, July 7, 2009 - 00:00
FRANKFORT, Ky. -- Individuals who are not U.S. citizens, but who were in Kentucky and in the United States legally at the time of the May storms and flooding and experienced disaster losses may be...
Tuesday, July 7, 2009 - 00:00
FRANKFORT, Ky. -- More than $16 million in federal disaster assistance has been approved to aid Kentuckians affected by May's severe storms and flooding. The Kentucky Division of Emergency Management...
Thursday, July 2, 2009 - 00:00
FRANKFORT, Ky. -- Ninety percent of all natural disasters in the United States involve some degree of flooding. Even a few inches of water can cause extensive, costly damage. The overall risk of a...
Wednesday, July 1, 2009 - 00:00
FRANKFORT, Ky. -- Many Kentuckians are seeking ways to prevent losses from future flooding and severe storms. Over the past several weeks, more than 10,000 have stopped by to ask for advice and...
Wednesday, July 1, 2009 - 00:00
FRANKFORT, Ky. -- The two Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) in Kentucky, located in Jackson and Pikeville, will remain open July 3 and 4 to help Kentuckians with questions related to the May storms...
Tuesday, June 30, 2009 - 00:00
FRANKFORT, Ky. -- Kentuckians in the five counties declared eligible for federal disaster assistance as a result of storms in May have only four weeks left to apply for aid. July 27 is the last day...
Monday, June 29, 2009 - 00:00
FRANKFORT, Ky. -- Starting Monday, the two Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) in Kentucky, located in Jackson and Pikeville, are extending their hours of operation from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m., Monday through...
Saturday, June 27, 2009 - 00:00
FRANKFORT, Ky. -- Gov. Steve Beshear's request for Estill and Fulton counties to be designated for public assistance under the recent federal disaster declaration for damage caused by storms and...
Friday, June 26, 2009 - 00:00
FRANKFORT, Ky. -- "Watch out for identity theft." That is the message from the Kentucky Emergency Management Division (KYEM) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). Pretending to be...
Thursday, June 25, 2009 - 00:00
FRANKFORT, Ky.  -- The severe May storms that led to a presidential disaster declaration for Individual Assistance in five Kentucky counties are but the latest incidents of flooding that have...

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