Kentucky Severe Storms, Flooding, and Mudslides (DR-1925)
Incident period: July 17, 2010 to July 30, 2010
Major Disaster Declaration declared on July 23, 2010
Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases
September 20, 2010
LEXINGTON, Ky. -- In the last two years, floods, tornadoes and ice storms have caused enough damage for five major federal disaster declarations and one emergency declaration in Kentucky. The deadline is tomorrow – Tuesday, Sept. 21 – for individuals in Carter, Lewis, Madison, Mason, Pike and Rowan counties affected by the July storms to register for federal and state disaster assistance. It's also the deadline to return completed disaster loan applications to the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA).
September 17, 2010
LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Eight weeks after the federal disaster declaration for Kentucky's severe storms, flooding and mudslides in July, more than $15 million in assistance has flowed to residents in six counties. The last two remaining Disaster Recovery Centers in Pike County are closing for good at 6 p.m. today (Friday, Sept. 17).
September 15, 2010
LEXINGTON, Ky. -- People come together in times of crisis. Staying together after time passes is a challenge. Neighbors helped neighbors and volunteers were the first on the scene when severe storms and flooding devastated parts of Kentucky beginning July 17. Almost immediately after the rain stopped, the Big Sandy Chapter of the American Red Cross opened shelters in Pike County, where church groups and countless volunteer agencies served food and pitched in on the cleanup.
September 13, 2010
LEXINGTON, Ky. – There is just one week remaining to register for disaster assistance for losses suffered as a result of the July severe storms, flooding and mudslides. Eligible homeowners, renters and businesses in six Kentucky counties – Carter, Lewis, Madison, Mason, Pike and Rowan – must register by Sept. 21, according to Kentucky Division of Emergency Management (KYEM) and Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) officials.
September 10, 2010
LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Areas of Kentucky struck by severe storms, flooding and mudslides in July are showing signs of recovery. To date, more than $14.3 million has been approved in federal disaster assistance grants and loans for homeowners, renters and business owners. Of that figure, more than $6.2 million has gone to meet housing needs in Pike County, the first county designated for Individual Assistance.
September 7, 2010
LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Homeowners, renters and business owners in Carter, Lewis, Madison, Mason, Pike and Rowan counties who suffered losses as a result of the July storms and flooding have two weeks left to apply for disaster help. Sept. 21 is the deadline to register for Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) assistance or to apply for a U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) disaster loan.