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

Incident period: May 1, 2010 to June 1, 2010
Major Disaster Declaration declared on May 11, 2010

Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases

July 22, 2010
News Release
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 disaster assistance:
July 9, 2010
News Release
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 Management Agency (FEMA). Registration is simple. You can apply online anytime at www.DisasterAssistance.gov, or by phone at 800-621-FEMA (3362), TTY 800-462-7585. Phone lines are open every day from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. EDT.
July 2, 2010
News Release
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 with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). Registration is simple. You can apply online anytime at www.DisasterAssistance.gov, or by phone at 800-621-FEMA (3362), TTY 800-462-7585. Phone lines are open every day from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. EDT.
July 1, 2010
News Release
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 Stephanie Gittinger, AmeriCorps: VISTA volunteer and KYEM Shelter Coordinator. "However," she said, "recent disasters have taught us this is an important and much needed component of disaster planning." Your Pet's Kit
June 30, 2010
News Release
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 more than the standard items of food, water and supplies. Items to consider including are:
June 29, 2010
News Release
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 to prepare for the next disaster-whatever it may be. There are three important steps to personal preparedness: Get a kit. Make a plan. Be informed. Your kit

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Preliminary Damage Assessment

  • Kentucky, FEMA-1912-DR (PDF 22KB)
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