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

Incident period: February 29, 2012 to March 3, 2012
Major Disaster Declaration declared on March 6, 2012

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March 10, 2012
News Release
ATLANTA, Ga. -- Nine additional counties have been designated for disaster assistance to households and businesses as part of Kentucky?s federal disaster declaration, according to officials from the Federal Emergency Management Agency. The latest counties are Bath, Campbell, Carroll, Grant, Magoffin, Martin, Montgomery, Rowan and Wolfe. Counties previously designated are Johnson, Kenton, Laurel, Lawrence, Menifee, Morgan and Pendleton. The total now is 16.
March 9, 2012
News Release
ATLANTA, Ga. -- A disaster recovery center will open in West Liberty at 9 a.m. Saturday, March 10, to help survivors with property damage and other setbacks from the recent tornadoes. Hours for the center are 9 a.m. until 6 p.m., seven days a week. The center is located at:Kentucky Housing Corporation Building1084 Highway 7West Liberty, KY 41472
March 8, 2012
News Release
ATLANTA -- Survivors in seven Kentucky counties affected by severe storms, tornadoes, straight-line winds and flooding Feb. 29 through March 3 should apply now for federal assistance. Federal funding is available to affected individuals in Johnson, Kenton, Laurel, Lawrence, Menifee, Morgan and Pendleton counties. Assistance is available in the form of grants for temporary housing, basic home repairs, other serious disaster-related needs and low-interest disaster loans.
March 6, 2012
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 Affected Individuals and Families Can Include as Required:
March 6, 2012
News Release
WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency announced that federal disaster aid has been made available to the Commonwealth of Kentucky and ordered federal aid to supplement commonwealth and local recovery efforts in the area affected by severe storms, tornadoes, straight-line winds, and flooding during the period of February 29 to March 3, 2012. The President's action makes federal funding available to affected individuals in the counties of Johnson, Kenton, Laurel, Lawrence, Menifee, Morgan, and Pendleton.

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