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August 3, 2010
News Release
LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Mold can be a growing problem in the aftermath of floods and can be a health risk if you don't take care of it. Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and Kentucky Department of Public Health officials urge Kentuckians to take time and clean thoroughly before returning to flooded homes. "People are anxious to get on with their lives after a flood, but some problems don't arise until later that may affect your home or your health," said Federal Coordinating Officer Doug Mayne, FEMA's top official in Kentucky for the July flooding disaster recovery.
August 2, 2010
News Release
LEXINGTON, Ky. -- For many Kentuckians recovering from the July storms, flooding and mudslides, completing a disaster loan application is an essential step. Funds to repair or replace flood-damaged real estate and personal property (including automobiles) may come in the form of low-interest disaster loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA).
July 31, 2010
News Release
LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Mobile Disaster Recovery Centers in Marrowbone and Pikeville will be open Sunday from 1 to 6 p.m. beginning this weekend. Pike County residents who suffered damages or loss as a result of the mid-July storms, flooding and mudslides can get information about federal and state disaster assistance at the centers operated by the Kentucky Division of Emergency Management and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).
July 30, 2010
News Release
LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) mitigation specialists are offering Kentuckians free advice on making their homes more disaster-resistant. Beginning at 1 p.m. Saturday, July 31, FEMA specialists will be opening and staffing an informational display in Pike County at: Lowe's183 Cassady Blvd.Pikeville, KY 41501 The display will be open until 7 p.m. Saturday. After that, hours will be 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday and      7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Saturday through Aug. 14.
July 30, 2010
News Release
LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) officials announced today disaster assistance is expanding to Shelby County to help pay for emergency measures and to repair, restore or replace public facilities damaged or destroyed by the July severe storms, flooding and mudslides. “We have been working with state and local officials on damage assessments and, after further review, Shelby County is now eligible for all categories of Public Assistance,” Federal Coordinating Officer Doug Mayne said.
July 30, 2010
Disaster Federal Register Notice
July 29, 2010
Disaster Federal Register Notice
July 29, 2010
News Release
LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Inspectors contracted by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) have begun contacting Pike County residents who have applied for federal disaster assistance following the mid-July storms and flooding. "These inspectors are setting up appointments to meet residents at flood-damaged properties, so it is important you give FEMA a current telephone number," Kentucky Division of Emergency Management Director John Heltzel said. "We know many residents have been living in temporary locations and it’s crucial that they have a way to contact you."
July 28, 2010
News Release
LEXINGTON, Ky. -- When President Obama declared a disaster after the mid-July severe storms, flooding and mudslides, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Kentucky Division of Emergency Management (KYEM) began working together to help people in the Commonwealth recover. Pike County residents, who had help from volunteer organizations and local emergency management, now can apply for federal assistance. “Our first priority is making sure people have a safe place to stay and apply to FEMA for disaster assistance,” KYEM Director John Heltzel said. 
July 28, 2010
News Release
ATLANTA, Ga. -- People in Pike County, Ky., are now eligible to apply for federal disaster assistance from the Commonwealth and the Federal Emergency Management Agency as they recover from severe storms, flooding, and mudslides that struck Kentucky beginning July 17. President Obama issued a major disaster declaration on July 23 that made Pike County eligible for federal disaster assistance.

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