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

May 24, 2011
News Release
FRANKFORT, Ky. -- Beginning May 25, Community Education and Outreach teams from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will be offering advice to Ashland area 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 24, 2011
News Release
FRANKFORT, Ky. -- Beginning May 25, Community Education and Outreach teams from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will be offering advice to Paducah area 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 24, 2011
News Release
Frankfort, Ky. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will open Disaster Recovery Centers in McCracken and Livingston counties Wednesday, May 25 at 1 p.m. to help people affected by the recent severe storms, tornadoes and flooding. Representatives of the Kentucky Division of Emergency Management, U.S. Small Business Administration and FEMA will be available to explain assistance programs and help survivors apply for disaster aid.
May 23, 2011
News Release
FRANKFORT, Ky. ?-- To help individuals affected by the severe storms, tornadoes and flooding from April 22 to May 20, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has teams in the designated counties meeting with disaster survivors to tell them about the types of assistance that may be available to help with their recovery.
May 23, 2011
News Release
FRANKFORT, Ky. -- Less than one week after being designated for Individual Assistance, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has approved more than $1.1 million in disaster assistance for affected homeowners, renters and business in the Commonwealth.
May 21, 2011
News Release
FRANKFORT, Ky. -- Kentucky residents should be alert for individuals trying to scam those seeking assistance following the recent severe storms and flooding. Unfortunately, after a disaster, some individuals try and take advantage of people looking for help, trying to gather personal information or to collect payment for disaster assistance.

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Preliminary Damage Assessment

  • Kentucky, FEMA-1976-DR (PDF 19KB)
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