ATLANTA, Ga. -- Kentuckians who sustained damage from the June 19-23 storms have only two more weeks to register for assistance through the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). “Two weeks may sound like plenty of time, but October 31 will be here before you know it,” said FEMA’s Federal Coordinating Officer W. M. Moore. “If you had damage and haven’t registered yet, please do so before it’s too late.”
ATLANTA, Ga -- One month after the Sept. 1 disaster declaration for Bell, Knox and Perry counties, the Kentucky Division of Emergency Management and the Federal Emergency Management Agency remain focused on the recovery mission following June’s storms. The following is a snapshot of the disaster assistance to date:
FRANKFORT, Ky. -- With disaster funds flowing to eligible homeowners and businesses in Bell, Knox and Perry counties, officials from the Kentucky Emergency Management Agency and Federal Emergency Management Agency advise survivors to use care when hiring contractors.
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*|
- Kentucky Office of the Governor
- Kentucky Emergency Management
- Dam Failure
- National Flood Insurance Program
Preliminary Damage Assessment
- Kentucky, FEMA-4008-DR (PDF 21KB)