News Releases for Kentucky Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding (DR-4057)

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Tuesday, April 24, 2012 - 00:00
FRANKFORT, Ky. -- While most people registering for help have genuine needs, the rush to get millions in disaster assistance to those affected by disasters such as the Feb. 29 - March 3 storms and...
Monday, April 23, 2012 - 00:00
Frankfort, Ky. -- Some survivors of the severe storms and tornadoes that struck Kentucky Feb. 29 through March 3 may not have registered with the Federal Emergency Management Agency for assistance...
Friday, April 20, 2012 - 00:00
FRANKFORT, Ky. — Total federal disaster assistance approved for Kentucky survivors of the tornadoes and damaging storms of Feb. 29 - March 3 now stands at more than $18.6 million.   To date: Close to...
Friday, April 20, 2012 - 00:00
FRANKFORT, Ky. -- Survivors of the severe storms and tornadoes of Feb. 29 through March 3 have only two weeks remaining to register with The Federal Emergency Management Agency for federal disaster...
Wednesday, April 18, 2012 - 00:00
FRANKFORT, Ky. -- Kentucky residents who applied for disaster assistance with the Federal Emergency Management Agency as a result of the Feb. 29 - March 3 tornadoes have received or will receive...
Tuesday, April 17, 2012 - 00:00
FRANKFORT, Ky. -- Children can be particularly vulnerable to the stressful effects of a disaster. Mental health professionals agree children may suffer from anxiety because of disaster losses, the...
Monday, April 16, 2012 - 00:00
FRANKFORT, Ky. -- Just as every home should have a smoke alarm, every home should have an emergency supply kit packed and ready. Being prepared doesn’t have to cost a lot of money. “Although Federal...
Friday, April 13, 2012 - 00:00
FRANKFORT, Ky. -- "Stay in touch with FEMA" is the message federal and state officials here are stressing to Kentuckians affected by the recent tornadoes. Applicants need to stay in touch with the...
Friday, April 13, 2012 - 00:00
FRANKFORT, Ky. -- Survivors of the severe storms, tornadoes and flood of Feb. 29 through March 3 have only three weeks before the May 7 deadline to register with The Federal Emergency Management...
Friday, April 13, 2012 - 00:00
FRANKFORT, Ky. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency has approved Bath and Adair counties for participation in FEMA’s Public Assistance program, making them eligible to obtain assistance for...
Tuesday, April 10, 2012 - 00:00
FRANKFORT, Ky. -- While there was nothing Kentuckians could do to stop the storms that started Feb. 29 and triggered devastating tornadoes across the Commonwealth, there is plenty those with losses...
Monday, April 9, 2012 - 00:00
FRANKFORT, Ky. -- The restoration of businesses impacted by the tornadoes, severe storms, straight-line winds and flooding Feb. 29-March 3 is essential to the Commonwealth’s recovery. “History has...
Friday, April 6, 2012 - 00:00
FRANKFORT, Ky. — More than $14 million in federal disaster assistance has been approved for Kentucky survivors of the recent severe storms, tornadoes, straight-line winds and flooding occurring Feb....
Thursday, April 5, 2012 - 00:00
FRANKFORT, Ky. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency’s Hazard Mitigation Grant Program provides funding to states, local governments and certain private nonprofits to reduce the loss of life and...
Thursday, April 5, 2012 - 00:00
FRANKFORT, Ky. --The Commonwealth of Kentucky and The Federal Emergency Management Agency announce the closure of the Disaster Recovery Centers for Morgan County in West Liberty and Hazel Green for...
Tuesday, April 3, 2012 - 00:00
FRANKFORT, Ky. -- FEMA grants are helping thousands of Kentucky families recover from the recent tornadoes, but you may have neighbors, friends or family members who have not registered for federal...
Monday, April 2, 2012 - 00:00
FRANKFORT, Ky. -- Disaster recovery officials urge recipients of federal grants to use the money wisely and to keep receipts and other documentation for at least three years as proof the funds were...
Saturday, March 31, 2012 - 00:00
FRANKFORT, Ky. -- Because field observations have determined that four Kentucky counties suffered the most extensive damage from the Feb. 29 and March 2 tornadoes, the Energy and Environment Cabinet’...
Friday, March 30, 2012 - 00:00
FRANKFORT, Ky. -- Federal disaster responders have approved more than $10.1 million for survivors of the recent severe storms, tornadoes, straight-line winds and flooding occurring Feb. 29-March 2,...
Friday, March 30, 2012 - 00:00
FRANKFORT, Ky. -- A disaster recovery center is open in Wolfe County to help survivors with property damage and other hardships caused by the severe storms, tornadoes, straight-line winds and...

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