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).
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).
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.
Individual Assistance - Dollars ApprovedIndividual Assistance Definitions
Individuals & Household Program (IHP): Provides money and services to people in Presidentially declared disaster areas.
Housing Assistance (HA): Provides assistance for disaster-related housing needs.
Other Needs Assistance (ONA): Provides assistance for other disaster-related needs, such as furnishings, transportation, and medical.
|Total Individual Assistance (IA) - Applications Approved:||Total Individual & Households Program - Dollars Approved*||Total Housing Assistance - Dollars Approved*||Total Other Needs Assistance - Dollars Approved*|
Public Assistance - Dollars ApprovedPublic Assistance Definitions
Public Assistance (PA): Disaster grant assistance available for communities to quickly respond to and recover from major disasters or emergencies declared by the President
Emergency Work (Categories A-B): Work that must be performed to reduce or eliminate an immediate threat to life, protect public health and safety, and to protect improved property that is significantly threatened due to disasters or emergencies declared by the President
Permanent Work (Categories C-G): Work that is required to restore a damaged facility, through repair or restoration, to its pre-disaster design, function, and capacity in accordance with applicable codes and standards
*Dollars Approved: Assistance dollars approved but not necessarily disbursed.
*Dollars Obligated: Funds made available to the State via electronic transfer following FEMA's final review and approval of Public Assistance projects.
|Total Public Assistance Grants - Dollars Obligated*||Emergency Work (Categories A-B) - Dollars Obligated*||Permanent Work (Categories C-G) - Dollars Obligated*|
Preliminary Damage Assessment
- Kentucky, FEMA-1925-DR (PDF 20KB)