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News: Kentucky Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding

March 18, 2012
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FRANKFORT, Ky. -- A disaster recovery center is open in Martin County to help survivors with property damage and other hardships caused by the severe storms, tornadoes, straight-line winds and flooding occurring Feb. 29 through March 3. The center is open Sunday, March 18, from 9 a.m. until 6 p.m.? Beginning Monday, March 19, hours for the recovery center are 9 a.m. until 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday. The center is located at:
March 17, 2012
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FRANKFORT, Ky. -- A disaster recovery center is open in Kenton County to help survivors with property damage and other hardships caused by the severe storms, tornadoes, straight-line winds and flooding occurring Feb. 29 through March 3. Hours for the recovery center are 9 a.m. until 6 p.m., through this Sunday, March 18, then Monday through Saturday thereafter. The center is located at: Goshen Christian Church1773 Bracht Piner RoadMorning View, KY 41063
March 17, 2012
News Release
FRANKFORT, Ky. -- Kentuckians who are survivors of the severe storms, tornadoes, straight-line winds and flooding that occurred Feb. 29 through March 3 should apply now for federal assistance, even if their damaged property is insured.
March 17, 2012
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FRANKFORT, Ky. -- A disaster recovery center is open in Pendleton County to help survivors with property damage and other hardships caused by the severe storms, tornadoes, straight-line winds and flooding occurring Feb. 29 through March 3. Hours for the recovery center are 9 a.m. until 6 p.m., Monday through Saturday. The center is located at: Butler Baptist Church107 Peoples StreetButler, KY 41006 Recovery centers also are at the following locations:
March 16, 2012
News Release
FRANKFORT, Ky. -- Kentucky Emergency Management and the Federal Emergency Management Agency have approved more than $4.4 million for survivors of this month’s tornadoes and severe weather occurring Feb. 29-March 3, 2012.
March 16, 2012
News Release
Follow this link to FEMA video: www.fema.gov/medialibrary/media_records/7746 FRANKFORT, Ky. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency and the Commonwealth of Kentucky are operating Disaster Recovery Centers, or DRCs, in disaster-declared communities that experienced severe storms and tornadoes Feb. 29 through March 3, 2012.
March 15, 2012
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FRANKFORT, Ky. -- A disaster recovery center is open in Magoffin County to help survivors with property damage and other hardships caused by the severe storms, tornadoes, straight-line winds and flooding occurring Feb. 29 through March 3. Hours for the recovery center are 9 a.m. until 6 p.m., through this Sunday, March 18, then Monday through Saturday thereafter. The center is located at: First Baptist Church134 Dixie AvenueSalyersville, Ky. 41465
March 14, 2012
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FRANKFORT, Ky. -- Survivors of the Feb. 29 and March 2, 2012 tornadoes, straight line winds and flooding and storms in Kentucky should be on the alert for scam artists who may approach you in person, by telephone or via the Internet. Be alert when your doorbell rings. People going door-to-door to damaged homes or telephoning disaster survivors and claiming to be building contractors could be frauds. If visitors or callers solicit personal information such as Social Security or bank account numbers, or for money, they are not legitimate.
March 14, 2012
News Release
FRANKFORT, Ky. — Kentuckians in the 21 counties who have lost work or whose businesses were damaged due to severe weather that occurred Feb. 29 – March 3, 2012, may be eligible for disaster unemployment assistance (DUA). The counties in which DUA is currently available are: Bath, Campbell, Carroll, Grant, Grayson, Kenton, Johnson, LaRue, Lawrence, Laurel, Magoffin, Martin, Menifee, Montgomery, Morgan, Ohio, Pendleton, Rowan, Russell, Trimble and Wolfe. The deadline to apply is April 16, 2012.
March 14, 2012
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FRANKFORT, Ky. -- A disaster recovery center is open in Laurel County to help survivors with property damage and other hardships caused by the recent tornadoes. Hours for the recovery center are 9 a.m. until 6 p.m., through this Sunday, then Monday through Saturday thereafter. The center is located at: CD Ward Masonic Lodge201 School StreetEast Bernstadt, Ky 40729 Recovery centers are also at the following locations: