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 12, 2011
News Release
FRANKFORT, Ky. -- A third disaster recovery center opened today to help those in Bell, Perry and Knox counties recover from the June 19-23 storms, tornadoes and flooding. The new center is located at the Artemus Baptist Church, 3085 Kentucky 225, Artemus, KY 40903. In Bell County, a disaster recovery center is open at 1321 North 25th Street, Middlesboro, KY 40965. The  one in Perry County's is at the Senior Citizens Center, 354 Perry Park Road, Hazard, KY 41701. FEMA and SBA representatives are available to meet face-to-face with survivors.
September 9, 2011
News Release
FRANKFORT, Ky. -- One week after a presidential disaster declaration was issued for June storms, tornadoes and flooding in Perry, Bell and Knox counties, FEMA has approved Individual Assistance applications totaling more than $500,000. Hundreds of disaster survivors in three Kentucky counties took advantage of the holiday weekend to register for assistance with the Federal Emergency Management Agency. The numbers, compiled Sept. 8, provide a snapshot of the Kentucky disaster to date:
September 6, 2011
News Release
FRANKFORT, Ky. -- Those in Bell, Perry and Knox counties who had damages from the June 19-23 tornadoes and flooding are urged to register for disaster assistance with the Federal Emergency Management Agency. FEMA's individual assistance offers grants, which do not need to be repaid, for personal property losses and serious disaster-related needs not covered by insurance or other assistance programs. Renters also may apply.
July 28, 2011
News Release
FRANKFORT, Ky. -- Seven counties in Southeastern Kentucky have been designated for Public Assistance (PA) grant funding from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for costs to public organizations for clean up and repair of damage resulting from severe storms, tornadoes and flooding that struck between June 19 and 23.
July 25, 2011
News Release
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) today announced that federal disaster aid has been made available to the Commonwealth of Kentucky to supplement commonwealth and local recovery efforts in the area struck by severe storms, tornadoes, and flooding during the period of June 19-23, 2011. 
July 25, 2011
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 major disaster declaration issued for Kentucky. Assistance for the Commonwealth and Affected Local Governments Can Include as Required:


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Preliminary Damage Assessment

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