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FEMA has approved more than $3.3 million in federal funding to reimburse the City of Bowling Green for debris removal as a result of the Dec. 10-11, 2021, tornadoes.
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Nine months after the federal disaster declaration for Kentucky following the Dec. 10-11 tornadoes, more than $95.7 million in federal assistance has been provided by FEMA and the U.S. Small Business Administration to support disaster recovery.
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The U.S. Economic Development Administration in collaboration with the U.S. Small Business Administration is offering a series of economic recovery webinars for small businesses in Western Kentucky on July 26, Aug. 2 and Aug. 9.
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The Commonwealth of Kentucky and FEMA have approved $1,589,191 to reimburse utility cooperative Big Rivers Electric Corporation for expenses resulting from the mid-December 2021 tornadoes, which damaged power lines and conductors affecting 56.7 miles of transmission line. The Henderson County-based cooperative, which sits on the Ohio River across from Evansville, Ind., provides wholesale electric power and services to three distribution cooperative members across 22 counties in western Kentucky.
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As homeowners and renters recover from the tornadoes, particularly after you have applied for FEMA assistance, your circumstances may have changed.
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FEMA Community Education Outreach Specialists at Mayfield High School

Federal Emergency Management Agency Community Education Outreach Specialists Emilio Perez and Jose Ruvira use a model landscape to demonstrate the importance of floodplain management to students at Mayfield High School in Mayfield, Ky., on Thursday, March 31, 2022. The model helps to demonstrate the impact of human development on flood plains and reinforces the importance of mitigation efforts. (FEMA Photo/Alberto Pillot)

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FEMA Federal Emergency Management Agency Community Education Outreach Specialists at Hopkins County Central High School

Federal Emergency Management Agency Community Education Outreach Specialists Emilio Perez and Jose Ruvira use a model landscape to demonstrate the importance of floodplain management to students at Hopkins County Central High School in Madisonville, Ky., on Tuesday, April 19, 2022. The model helps to demonstrate the impact of human development on flood plains and reinforces the importance of mitigation efforts. (FEMA Photo/Alberto Pillot)

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Kentucky; FEMA-4630-DR

Report on Preliminary Damage Assessment (PDA) information for FEMA-4630-DR; Kentucky as a result of severe storms, straight-line winds, flooding and tornadoes beginning on December 10, 2021, and continuing.

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Dawson Springs Kentucky December Tornadoes

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Mayvield Kentucky Tornado

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Urban Search Rescue Team Kentucky

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Local Marshall County incident commander briefs DHS Sec & F1

BENTON, Ky. -- Local Marshall County incident commander briefs DHS Sec. Alejandro Mayorkas (center) and Administrator Criswell, showing a satellite image of the tornado’s path.

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F1 & DHS Secretary touring Kentucky Tornado Damage

BENTON, Ky. -- Kentucky Emergency Management Director Mike Dossett (center) briefs DHS Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas (left) and FEMA Administrator Deanne Criswell (right) as they begin touring damage throughout the area.

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F1 Discussing response operation with te Louisville emergency management director

MAYFIELD, Ky. -- Louisville Emergency Management Director E.J. Meiman and Administrator Criswell discuss response operations near the Mayfield Consumer Products factory that was destroyed by a tornado late Friday.

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Northside Baptist Church in Mayfield, KY helps gather supplies for those in need after the December 11 tornadoes.

Northside Baptist Church in Mayfield, KY helps gather supplies for those in need after the December 11 tornadoes.