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 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. -- As the needs of Kentucky disaster survivors change, the Kentucky Division of Emergency Management (KYEM) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) are making Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) changes to better serve those devastated by the early May storms.
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.

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