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
August 31, 2010
LEXINGTON, Ky. -- The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) will close Disaster Loan Outreach Centers in Carter and Madison counties on Sept. 2, 2010. The centers provide homeowners, renters, business owners and certain private nonprofit agencies with face-to-face service in completing their loan applications, answering questions about SBA loan programs, and explaining how an SBA disaster loan can help pay for their disaster losses. Representatives from FEMA have also been stationed at the disaster center to provide assistance to individual homeowners and renters.
August 25, 2010
LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Flooding is one of the most common natural disasters in the United States. No one knows this better than Kentuckians who are now struggling to recover from the recent severe storms. For those who didn’t have flood insurance, recovery may be more challenging. According to Federal Emergency Management Agency officials, some people do not buy flood insurance because they don’t understand how the insurance works. Buying flood insurance can provide protection and peace of mind.
August 24, 2010
LEXINGTON, Ky. – If you suffered damage related to the July severe storms in Carter, Lewis, Madison, Mason, Pike and Rowan counties and have not registered for assistance from FEMA, you have less than one month to register. The registration deadline is Sept. 21, 2010. “Registration keeps open the possibility of a wide range of assistance,” said Federal Coordinating Officer Terry L. Quarles. “If your insurance coverage comes up short, you need to be registered for us to help.”
August 23, 2010
LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Kentuckians who received a loan application from the U. S. Small Business Administration (SBA) following the July severe storms are urged to complete the application and return it. It is a crucial step to receive additional assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency.
August 21, 2010
LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Residents in six Kentucky counties who lost work or whose businesses were damaged due to the July severe storms, flooding and mudslides, may be eligible for federal disaster unemployment assistance. The deadlines to apply are: August 27Pike County September 10Carter CountyLewis County September 16Madison CountyMason CountyRowan County
August 20, 2010
LEXINGTON, Ky. -- More than $11.3 million has been approved in federal disaster grants and loans for Kentuckians affected by the July severe storms, flooding and mudslides. In the four weeks since the July 23 disaster declaration, financial assistance approved for Kentucky residents in Carter, Lewis, Madison, Mason, Pike and Rowan counties includes: