News Releases for Kentucky Severe Storms, Flooding, Mudslides, and Tornadoes (DR-1912)

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Thursday, July 22, 2010 - 00:00
LEXINGTON, Ky. -- More than $30 million now is in the hands of Kentuckians affected by May's severe storms and flooding. Two months after President Obama declared Kentucky eligible for federal...
Friday, July 9, 2010 - 00:00
LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Monday, July 12, is the last day Kentuckians who were affected by the severe storms and flooding of early May can register for disaster assistance from the Federal Emergency...
Friday, July 2, 2010 - 00:00
LEXINGTON, Ky. -- The time to register for disaster assistance is winding down. Kentuckians who were affected by the severe storms and flooding of early May have until Monday, July 12 to register...
Thursday, July 1, 2010 - 00:00
LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Your pets are important members of your household. Be sure to include them in your disaster preparedness plans. "Family pets are often overlooked in disaster planning", said...
Wednesday, June 30, 2010 - 00:00
LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Disaster preparedness takes on added dimensions for people with disabilities or other special needs. If you or someone you care for has special needs, your disaster kit may require...
Tuesday, June 29, 2010 - 00:00
LEXINGTON, Ky. -- As any scout can tell you, "Be Prepared" is an excellent motto. With the storms and flooding of early May still fresh in people's minds, now is a good time for you and your family...
Monday, June 28, 2010 - 00:00
LEXINGTON, Ky. - "There is still time to register for disaster aid," said Doug Mayne, Federal Coordinating Officer for the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) "but the deadline is just two...
Friday, June 25, 2010 - 00:00
LEXINGTON, KY --  As the July 12 deadline to register for disaster assistance approaches, the Kentucky Division of Emergency Management (KYEM), the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the...
Thursday, June 24, 2010 - 00:00
LEXINGTON, Ky. -- In the first days after the May storms raged through Kentucky, the television images were dramatic and heart-breaking: scores of volunteers cutting tree limbs from houses and roads...
Tuesday, June 22, 2010 - 00:00
LEXINGTON, Ky. --It’s important for parents and guardians to keep in mind that children can be particularly vulnerable to stress as a result of the May severe storms and flooding. “Children may...
Monday, June 21, 2010 - 00:00
LEXINGTON, Ky. -- If you received a Small Business Administration (SBA) loan application after registering for disaster aid, but haven't done anything with it yet, it’s time to act. Whether or not...
Monday, June 21, 2010 - 00:00
LEXINGTON, Ky. -- If you registered for disaster assistance with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and received a letter stating you are not eligible, officials from the Kentucky...
Monday, June 21, 2010 - 00:00
LEXINGTON, KY. -- Four additional counties have been designated for all categories of Public Assistance as part of Kentucky's federal disaster declaration, according to officials from the Kentucky...
Monday, June 21, 2010 - 00:00
LEXINGTON, Ky. -- One month after May’s severe storms thundered through the Bluegrass State, more than $14.7 million is in the hands of disaster survivors who registered for disaster assistance with...
Monday, June 21, 2010 - 00:00
LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Fayette County has been designated for Individual Assistance as part of Kentucky's federal disaster declaration, according to officials from the Federal Emergency Management Agency...
Monday, June 21, 2010 - 00:00
LEXINGTON, Ky.  – Nearly two-thirds of Kentucky counties were affected by the May storms and flooding and the after-effects of this disaster may be felt long after the waters recede and recovery...
Monday, June 21, 2010 - 00:00
  LEXINGTON, KY -- Now that Fayette County has been included in the disaster declaration for the early May severe storms, flooding, mudslides and tornadoes, the Kentucky Division of Emergency...
Monday, June 21, 2010 - 00:00
LEXINGTON, Ky. – “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” So said Ben Franklin, for whom both a city and county in Kentucky are named. Perhaps the wisdom of preventive measures has deep...
Monday, June 21, 2010 - 00:00
LEXINGTON, Ky. -- As part of the recovery process, Kentuckians can use proven rebuilding techniques to protect their homes and property from future damage. The best way to minimize damage from severe...
Monday, June 21, 2010 - 00:00
LEXINGTON, Ky. -- The May storms are over, the damage is done, and agencies throughout the Commonwealth are working hard to help residents clean up debris and put lives back together. So what’s next...

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