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Kentucky Severe Storms, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding (DR-1855)

Incident period: August 04, 2009
Major Disaster Declaration declared on August 14, 2009


October 9, 2009 - News Release

FRANKFORT, Ky. -- If you were affected by the Aug. 4 flooding in Jefferson County, there are four days left to register for disaster assistance with the Federal Emergency Management Agency. The deadline to apply is Oct. 13. Call 800-621-FEMA (3362) to register. Multilingual operators are available. FEMA's TTY line for those with hearing or speech impairments is 800-462-7585. You can also register online at

October 5, 2009 - News Release

FRANKFORT, Ky. - If you haven't applied for disaster assistance, time is running out for those affected by the storms and flooding on Aug. 4 in Jefferson County. Deadline: ?The deadline to register with the Federal Emergency Management Agency is Oct. 13 - just a week away. Call now:

September 28, 2009 - News Release

FRANKFORT, Ky. -- If you were flooded during the Aug. 4 storms in Jefferson County don't wait any longer to register with the Federal Emergency Management Agency for disaster assistance. The deadline to apply for help is Oct. 13 - just two weeks away. Oct.13 is also the deadline to return your completed loan application to the U.S. Small Business Administration.

Financial Assistance

Individual Assistance - Dollars Approved

Individuals & Household Program (IHP): Provides money and services to people in Presidentially declared disaster areas.

Housing Assistance (HA): Provides assistance for disaster-related housing needs.

Other Needs Assistance (ONA): Provides assistance for other disaster-related needs, such as furnishings, transportation, and medical.

Total Individual Assistance (IA) - Applications Approved: Total Individual & Households Program - Dollars Approved* Total Housing Assistance - Dollars Approved* Total Other Needs Assistance - Dollars Approved*
Total Amount 7,131 $17,701,501.86 $12,315,732.68 $5,385,769.18
Last Updated: Thursday, April 28, 2016 - 05:04 (Updated daily)

Public Assistance - Dollars Approved

Public Assistance (PA): Disaster grant assistance available for communities to quickly respond to and recover from major disasters or emergencies declared by the President

Emergency Work (Categories A-B): Work that must be performed to reduce or eliminate an immediate threat to life, protect public health and safety, and to protect improved property that is significantly threatened due to disasters or emergencies declared by the President

Permanent Work (Categories C-G): Work that is required to restore a damaged facility, through repair or restoration, to its pre-disaster design, function, and capacity in accordance with applicable codes and standards

*Dollars Approved: Assistance dollars approved but not necessarily disbursed.

*Dollars Obligated: Funds made available to the State via electronic transfer following FEMA's final review and approval of Public Assistance projects.

Total Public Assistance Grants - Dollars Obligated* Emergency Work (Categories A-B) - Dollars Obligated* Permanent Work (Categories C-G) - Dollars Obligated*
Total Amount $4,962,749.82 $1,010,895.97 $3,266,499.85
Last Updated: Thursday, April 28, 2016 - 05:56 (Updated daily)

Related Links

Preliminary Damage Assessment

  • Kentucky, FEMA-1855-DR (PDF 25KB)