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. -- 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 storms and break the expensive damage-repair-damage cycle is to use flood-resistant repair methods. Many of these methods can be put in place inexpensively. Some require more of an investment.
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 18, 2010
News Release
LEXINGTON, KY— As time passes after a disaster event, the needs of disaster survivors change. To meet these changing needs, the Kentucky Division of Emergency Management (KYEM) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today that the Warren County disaster assistance office in Bowling Green will become a U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Disaster Loan Outreach Center (DLOC). Also, the disaster assistance offices in Clark, Garrard, Pulaski and Rockcastle counties are scheduled for closure.
June 18, 2010
News Release
LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Nothing travels faster than a rumor, but rumors and misunderstandings can block your path to getting the help you need to recover from the early May storms. With less than a month left to register for help, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) wants you to have the right information about the many disaster assistance programs available to help you get back on the road to recovery. Here are some commonly asked questions and answers about disaster aid programs:
June 17, 2010
News Release
LEXINGTON, Ky. --When floodwaters subside, one of the first things to float to the surface is the scam artist. The Kentucky Division of Emergency Management (KYEM), Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) remind businesses and homeowners to be wary of individuals who may try to take advantage of you. The most common types of fraud after disaster strikes are scam artists, contractor fraud, and identity theft.
June 17, 2010
News Release
LEXINGTON, Ky. -- The Kentucky Division of Emergency Management (KYEM) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) continue to assign disaster recovery staff to better serve those devastated by the early May storms. This involves opening new disaster assistance offices in some locations and closing others.  The new offices opening are: Opening 9 a.m. Tuesday, June 15 through  6 p.m., Saturday, June 19:

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