News and Media: Disaster 4497

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ATLANTA - More than 1 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been administered at Community Vaccination Centers in Southeastern states since the first site opened March 3.

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ATLANTA – The Federal Emergency Management Agency has obligated $46.9 million to the Commonwealth of Kentucky for costs for the COVID-19 vaccine mission.
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ATLANTA – Kentucky will receive $4.8 million from FEMA’s Emergency Food and Shelter Program (EFSP) to assist nonprofits that are helping residents who are experiencing hunger and homelessness.  The money allocated to Kentucky combines the EFSP’s annual funding with funds designated for food and shelter support under the federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act.

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ATLANTA – Federal funding is now available for the state of Kentucky to provide crisis counseling services to its residents coping with stress and anxiety as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

On April 30, the presidential disaster declaration for Kentucky was amended to include the Crisis Counseling program. The program assists individuals and communities in recovering from the psychological effects of disasters through community-based outreach and educational services.

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Kentucky; FEMA-4497-DR

Report on Preliminary Damage Assessment (PDA) information for FEMA-4497-DR; Kentucky as a result of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic beginning on January 20, 2020, and continuing.