Kentucky Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding (DR-4008)
Incident period: June 19, 2011 to June 23, 2011
Major Disaster Declaration declared on July 25, 2011
Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases
September 20, 2011
FRANKFORT, Ky. -- The Kentucky Emergency Management Agency and Federal Emergency Management Agency announce the disaster recovery center in Bell County will close on Sept. 28 at 7 p.m. CST.
September 16, 2011
FRANKFORT, Ky. -- The FEMA Disaster recovery center for Perry County, located at the Perry County Senior Center, 354 Perry Park Road, will close for good at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 21. Survivors can continue to get assistance with registering and other disaster-related questions:
September 16, 2011
FRANKFORT, Ky. -- More than $1.4 million in disaster grants and loans for eligible individuals in three Kentucky counties has been approved by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and Kentucky Emergency Management Agency (KYEM). Bell, Knox and Perry counties received a presidential disaster declaration for individual assistance on Sept. 1 to help Kentuckians affected by June's storms.
September 15, 2011
FRANKFORT, Ky. -- Kentuckians in Bell, Knox and Perry County who registered with the Federal Emergency Management Agency will receive a letter after they apply for disaster assistance. The letter explains the current status of an individual's disaster assistance application. "We want to remind disaster survivors to carefully read the entire letter, because FEMA may need additional information," said John Heltzel, director of Kentucky Emergency Management and commonwealth coordinating officer for Kentucky.
September 14, 2011
FRANKFORT, Ky. -- Renters in three Kentucky counties who lost their home or personal property as a result of the June 19-23 storms may be eligible for federal disaster assistance. "Disaster aid is not limited to homeowners," said John Heltzel, director of Kentucky Emergency Management and commonwealth coordinating officer for Kentucky. "Eligible Kentuckians who sustained loss or damages may receive assistance from state and federal programs designed to help them get back on their feet."
September 13, 2011
FRANKFORT, Ky. -- If insured, many residents of Bell, Knox and Perry counties may have already notified their insurance company about their loss or damages resulting from the June 19-24 storms. Those same insured homeowners and renters can, and should, register for FEMA disaster assistance too.