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 12, 2010
Lexington, Ky. -- Federal Emergency Management Agency officials today announced the addition of Madison, Mason and Rowan counties to the disaster declaration for July’s severe storms, flooding and mudslides. “These counties are still recovering from damage caused by the July floods. I appreciate FEMA getting them the assistance they need,” Gov. Steve Beshear said.
August 12, 2010
LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Disaster Recovery Centers in Carter and Lewis counties will continue to operate through Thursday, Aug. 19. These centers had been scheduled to close on Saturday. Hours are 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily and closed Sunday, at the following locations: Carter CountyOlive Hill Historical Society120 Comet Drive Olive Hill, KY 41164 Lewis CountyLewis County Volunteer Fire Department298 Lions LaneVanceburg, KY 41179
August 11, 2010
LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Federal Emergency Management Agency mitigation specialists continue to offer Kentuckians free advice on making their homes more disaster-resistant. FEMA specialists are now staffing an informational display in Carter County at the following location: Farmers True Value Hardware Store630 North Carol Malone Blvd.Grayson, KY 41143 Hours are 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday until Aug. 21.
August 10, 2010
LEXINGTON, Ky. – Federal Emergency Management Agency Community Relations teams are working in three Kentucky counties, reaching out to residents, business owners, nonprofit agencies and faith-based organizations in areas under the disaster declaration for July flooding. CR – shorthand for Community Relations – is FEMA’s “front line.” CR specialists walk neighborhoods to talk with people. They listen and share information on how to get help. They also work to identify people with special needs, veterans, seniors and those with disabilities.
August 7, 2010
LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Residents in Carter and Lewis counties who suffered damages during the July severe storms and flooding will be able to get one-on-one information about federal and state disaster assistance programs at Disaster Recovery Centers next week. The centers will be open from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 10, through Saturday, Aug. 14, at the following locations:
August 6, 2010
LEXINGTON, Ky. – More than $5.5 million has been approved in federal disaster grants and loans for Kentuckians affected by the July severe storms, flooding and mudslides. In two weeks since the disaster declaration, financial assistance approved for affected residents includes: