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. -- 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.
June 21, 2010
News Release
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 you need a loan, anyone who receives an SBA disaster loan application must complete and return it to be considered for FEMA grants that cover personal property, vehicle repair or replacement, and moving and storage expenses.
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 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 17, 2010
News Release
LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Like most Americans, Kentuckians express a healthy dose of skepticism at things that seem too good to be true. This may pertain to disaster survivors who wonder if accepting Commonwealth and federal disaster assistance grants will cause them to lose Social Security benefits, pay additional income taxes, or change their eligibility for income-based benefit programs.
June 17, 2010
News Release
LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Checking for mold, washing down walls, removing damaged drywall, and other chores can be challenging to Kentuckians still cleaning up damage caused by those devastating early May storms. But to those persons with special needs, a helping hand may be a lifeline.  The Kentucky Division of Emergency Management (KYEM) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) have activated a toll-free number, 877-634-8175, for citizens seeking volunteer help. The Helpline is operated by KYEM’s Recovery Branch.

Pages

Main Content

Preliminary Damage Assessment

  • Kentucky, FEMA-1912-DR (PDF 22KB)
State/Tribal Government: 
Back to Top