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February 20, 2009
Disaster Federal Register Notice
February 13, 2009
News Release
FRANKFORT, KY -- Local governments in an additional seven Kentucky counties are now eligible for direct federal assistance under the emergency declaration for the severe winter storm that began Jan. 27, according to officials from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency. The added counties are Boone, Casey, Gallatin, Henry, Kenton, Taylor and Trimble. President Obama signed the emergency declaration Wednesday, Jan. 28. The additional seven counties bring the total number of federally designated counties to 100 for the emergency.
February 12, 2009
Disaster Federal Register Notice
February 3, 2009
News Release
ATLANTA, Ga. -- Local governments in an additional 32 Kentucky counties are now eligible for direct federal assistance under an emergency declaration for last week's severe winter storm, according to officials from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency.
February 3, 2009
News Release
ATLANTA, Ga. -- Food, water and industrial generators, help with downed communications systems and other assistance flows into Kentucky as the result of coordination by the commonwealth, the Federal Emergency Management Agency and other federal partners. FEMA and the Kentucky Division of Emergency Management are working to meet the emergency needs of the people of Kentucky in 93 counties. Monday night, 32 Kentucky counties were added to the Jan. 28 federal emergency declaration that initially covered 61 counties.
February 2, 2009
Disaster Federal Register Notice
February 1, 2009
News Release
ATLANTA, Ga. -- After last week's severe winter storm knocked out power, radio and phone service in many areas of Kentucky, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) went into action providing direct response and relief, and coordinating efforts of federal partner agencies to help where Kentucky needs it.
January 31, 2009
News Release
ATLANTA, Ga. -- The Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is helping the Commonwealth of Kentucky with its response to this week's major winter storm. Wednesday evening, Gov. Steve Beshear asked for and quickly received an Emergency Declaration from President Obama, which cleared the way for federal aid for 61 designated counties.
January 31, 2009
News Release
ATLANTA, Ga. -- Kentucky's storm emergency needs continue to be a priority for the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), which is coordinating and delivering federal resources to the commonwealth.
January 29, 2009
News Release
Following is a summary of key federal disaster aid programs that can be made available as needed and warranted under President Obama's emergency declaration issued for Kentucky. "Emergency" is any occasion or instance in which the president determines that federal assistance is needed to supplement state and local efforts to save lives and protect property and public health and safety or to avert the threat of a catastrophe in any part of the United States.

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