Recovery Resources for Eastern Kentucky

Release Date:
August 31, 2022

Federal Resources

Need Help with Your FEMA Application or Need to Apply? FEMA is here to help you. For help visit a Disaster Recovery Center to speak with FEMA face-to-face or call 800-621-3362

Locate a FEMA Disaster Recovery Center to find hours, services and locations visit: fema.gov/drc

For information about Mold Cleanup, visit the link below for guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on cleaning and preventing mold in your disaster damaged home https://go.usa.gov/xhT4V

Need tips on keeping disease spreading pests like mice and rodents out of your home after a disaster? The CDC offers information on keeping your home rodent free visit https://go.usa.gov/xhT2x for more information.

Emergency Prescription Assistance. Uninsured flood survivors may be eligible to have certain prescriptions replaced at no cost through the federal Emergency Prescription Assistance Program. To learn more visit https://go.usa.gov/xhT2p

SAMHSA’s Disaster Distress Helpline provides 24/7, 365-day-a-year crisis counseling and support to people experiencing emotional distress related to natural or human-caused disasters. If you need help, don’t wait call 800-985-5990

Need a Low-interest Disaster Loan? The U.S Small Business Administration offers low-interest disaster loans to renters, households and businesses of all sizes. To learn more visit disasterloanassistance.sba.gov/ela/s/.  Loan information is also available by calling SBA’s Customer Service Center at 800-659-2955 (those with a hearing impairment or speech disability can dial 7-1-1 to access telecommunications relay services) or send an email to DisasterCustomerService@sba.gov.

Commonwealth Resources

Free Public Wi-Fi—Kentucky River District Health Department is offering free wi-fi to survivors of July flooding. To find a location near you visit: https://www.krdhd.org/site/locations/

To replace important papers or documents like birth certificates, driver’s licenses, tax returns and many more visit: https://tinyurl.com/123docs

Need Free Legal Assistance? Those who cannot afford an attorney may call the Kentucky Bar Association Young Lawyers Section Disaster Legal Relief Committee hotline toll free at 844-478-0099. The number will be routed to a voicemail box, calls are checked Monday through Friday between the hours of 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. ET.

Were You a Victim of Disaster Related Fraud? To report disaster related scams or frauds in your area visit call 502-696-5485 or visit: ag.ky.gov/scams

Looking for Resources for Farmers and Other Food System Workers? Visit Food + Ag Flood Recovery Resource page at https://tinyurl.com/foodplusag

Are Insects Bugging You? Free insect repellant is available at all Kentucky River District Health Departments while supplies last to find a location near you visit: https://www.krdhd.org/site/locations/

More resources are available! To find a complete list of Kentucky flood resources visit Governor Beshear’s website at https://go.usa.gov/xhTrG

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Last updated September 1, 2022