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 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.
June 17, 2010
News Release
LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Residents of Casey County were hit hard by the disastrous flooding in early May.  Businesses closed. Roads and bridges were washed out, and people’s homes and farms were damaged. It wasn’t the first time; Casey County has had four major flooding disasters in the past seven years.
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:
June 7, 2010
News Release
LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Many Kentucky neighborhoods are buzzing with the heartening sounds of repair and rebuilding. People are using more than $12.7 million in disaster assistance funds distributed by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to recover from the devastating May storms. These funds are intended to help disaster survivors get safe, sanitary and functional housing and to meet other critical needs.
June 4, 2010
News Release
LEXINGTON, Ky. -- If the May storms and flooding left you entangled in a legal issue, free Disaster Legal Services may be able to help. Anyone in the 61 Kentucky counties designated for Individual Assistance by the Kentucky Division of Emergency Management (KYEM) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) may use free Disaster Legal Services, a federally funded assistance program operated by the American Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division.

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Preliminary Damage Assessment

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