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

May 17, 2010
News Release
LEXINGTON, KY. -- Following close on the heels of a May 11 Presidential Disaster Declaration for the Commonwealth of Kentucky, more than $2.1M has been approved to help storm-weary Kentuckians recover from the May 1 and continuing severe storms, floods, mudslides, and tornadoes.  "The dollar amount of recovery assistance in the Commonwealth will continue to rise as more applications for individual assistance, Small Business Administration (SBA) loans, and Public Assistance are processed," said Federal Coordinating Officer Doug Mayne.
May 16, 2010
News Release
LEXINGTON, KY -- Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs), operated by the Commonwealth of Kentucky and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), open Monday, May 17, in Woodford and Lincoln Counties. These centers will assist those affected by the May 1, 2010 severe storms, flooding, mudslides, and tornadoes. The centers are located at: Woodford County Disaster Recovery Center:Fire Station #31415 Huntertown RoadVersailles, KY 40383
May 14, 2010
News Release
FRANKFORT, Ky. -- A Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) operated by the Commonwealth of Kentucky and the Federal Emergency Management Agency is opening Saturday, May 15, in Rowan County to assist those affected by severe storms, flooding, mudslides and tornadoes that started on May 1, 2010. The DRC is located at: Rowan County Rescue Squad building1350 Divide Hill Rd.Morehead, KY 40351
May 12, 2010
News Release
ATLANTA, Ga. – People in eight Kentucky counties – Casey, Lewis, Lincoln, Logan, Metcalfe, Rockcastle, Rowan and Woodford – are now eligible for help from the state and the Federal Emergency Management Agency as they recover from severe storms, flooding, mudslides, and tornadoes that struck the commonwealth beginning May 1.
May 11, 2010
News Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The head of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Craig Fugate announced today that federal disaster aid has been made available to supplement commonwealth and local recovery efforts in the area struck by severe storms, flooding, mudslides, and tornadoes beginning on May 1, 2010, and continuing. The President's action makes federal funding available to affected individuals in the counties of Casey, Lewis, Lincoln, Logan, Metcalfe, Rockcastle, Rowan, and Woodford.
May 11, 2010
News Release
Following is a summary of key federal disaster aid programs that can be made available as needed and warranted under President Obama’s major disaster declaration issued for Kentucky. Assistance for Affected Individuals and Families Can Include as Required:  

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