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

June 21, 2010
News Release
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 Division of Emergency Management (KYEM) and FEMA have one important message – Don’t give up. “The letter might mean that FEMA doesn’t have all the information needed to make decisions about the application,” said Doug Mayne, federal coordinating officer. “It’s important to take the time to carefully read the information and instructions outlined in the letter.”
June 21, 2010
News Release
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 Division of Emergency Management and the Federal Emergency Management Agency.
June 21, 2010
News Release
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. This announcement brings the total number of counties designated for Individual Assistance to 62.  
June 21, 2010
News Release
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 begins.
June 21, 2010
News Release
  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 Management (KYEM) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announce the opening of a disaster assistance office at 2800 Tates Creek Road, Lexington, in the Centenary United Methodist Church. The Lexington office will be open from Wednesday, June 23 at 9 a.m. through Wednesday, June 30 at 6 p.m.
June 21, 2010
News Release
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? Officials at the Kentucky Division of Emergency Management (KYEM), the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), and the Small Business Administration (SBA) say staying in touch is especially important as disaster-related insurance claims are settled and contact information changes.

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