Kentucky Severe Storms, Tornadoes, And Flooding (DR-1976)

Incident period: April 12, 2011 to May 20, 2011
Major Disaster Declaration declared on May 4, 2011

Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases

June 7, 2011
News Release
FRANKFORT, Ky. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will open a Disaster Recovery Center in Crittenden County Thursday, June 9 at 1 p.m. to help people affected by the recent severe storms, tornadoes and flooding. Representatives of the U.S. Small Business Administration and FEMA will be available to explain assistance programs and help survivors apply for disaster aid. "These centers are a great way for disaster survivors to have questions answered and to meet face-to-face with recovery experts," said Federal Coordinating Officer Steve Ward.
June 3, 2011
News Release
FRANKFORT, Ky.?-- It's vital that Kentucky residents who sustained damage during the severe storms, tornadoes and flooding between April 22 and May 20 return the Small Business Administration (SBA) disaster loan application they received after registering with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).
June 3, 2011
News Release
FRANKFORT, Ky.  — Residents of 17 Kentucky counties who became unemployed because of the floods, storms and tornadoes between April 22 and May 20 may qualify for Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA). This program helps people who don't qualify for standard unemployment compensation programs. To be eligible, disaster survivors need to live, work or own a business in one of the 17 Kentucky counties designated for Individual Assistance by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Kentucky Division of Emergency Management.
June 2, 2011
News Release
FRANKFORT, Ky. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will open a Disaster Recovery Center in McLean County Monday, June 6 at 1 p.m. to help people affected by the recent severe storms, tornadoes and flooding. Representatives of the U.S. Small Business Administration and FEMA will be available to explain assistance programs and help survivors apply for disaster aid. “These centers are a great way for disaster survivors to have questions answered and to meet face-to-face with recovery experts,” said Federal Coordinating Officer Steve Ward.
May 31, 2011
News Release
FRANKFORT, Ky. -- Beginning June 2, Community Education and Outreach teams from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will be offering advice to Hardin and Jefferson County homeowners, renters and business owners on clean-up and rebuilding procedures following the recent flooding. The outreach teams will suggest mitigation measures to reduce or eliminate the long term risk to human life and property from hazards such as flooding and high winds.
May 31, 2011
News Release
FRANKFORT, Ky. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will open a Disaster Recovery Center in Marshall County Monday, June 6 at 1 p.m. to help people affected by the recent severe storms, tornadoes and flooding. Representatives of the U.S. Small Business Administration and FEMA will be available to explain assistance programs and help survivors apply for disaster aid. “These centers are a great way for disaster survivors to have questions answered and to meet face-to-face with recovery experts,” said Federal Coordinating Officer Steve Ward.

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