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FEMA Announces Emergency Food and Shelter Programs Funding for Kentucky

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.

FEMA Awards Federal Funding for Mental Health Services to Kentucky during Coronavirus Pandemic

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.

PROGRAMAS DE ASISTENCIA FEDERAL PARA EL ESTADO DE KENTUCKY

A continuación, un resumen de los programas federales de asistencia por desastre que podrían estar disponibles según se necesite y se amerite bajo la declaración de desastre del presidente Donald J. Trump para el estado de Kentucky.

El Presidente Donald J. Trump aprueba una declaración de desastre mayor para Kentucky

WASHINGTON — La Agencia Federal para el Manejo de Emergencias (FEMA, por sus siglas en inglés) anunció que asistencia federal por desastre está disponible para el estado de Kentucky para suplementar los esfuerzos de recuperación estatales, tribales y locales en el área afectada por tormentas severas, inundaciones, deslizamientos de tierra y deslizamientos de lodo del 3 al 29 de febrero de 2020.

FEDERAL AID PROGRAMS FOR THE COMMONWEALTH OF KENTUCKY

Following is a summary of key federal disaster aid programs that can be made available under President Donald J. Trump's disaster declaration issued for the commonwealth of Kentucky.

President Donald J. Trump Approves Major Disaster Declaration for Kentucky

WASHINGTON — FEMA announced that federal disaster assistance has been made available to the commonwealth of Kentucky to supplement state, tribal and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by severe storms, flooding, landslides and mudslides from Feb. 3 - 29, 2020.

Presidente Donald J. Trump aprueba declaración por desastre mayor para Kentucky

WASHINGTON — La Agencia Federal para el Manejo de Emergencias (FEMA, por sus siglas en inglés) anunció que asistencia federal por desastre está disponible para Kentucky para suplementar los esfuerzos de recuperación para el estado y gobiernos locales afectados por la enfermedad pandémica del Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) empezando el 20 de enero 2020, y continua.

President Donald J. Trump Approves Major Disaster Declaration for Kentucky

WASHINGTON — FEMA announced that federal emergency aid has been made available for the Commonwealth of Kentucky to supplement the commonwealth and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic beginning on Jan. 20, 2020, and continuing.

FEMA Region IV Seeks Youth Leaders for National Youth Preparedness Council

ATLANTA – Youth from communities across the Southeast are encouraged to apply for FEMA’s national Youth Preparedness Council. The Council provides an opportunity for young leaders to share their perspectives, feedback, and opinions related to preparedness, and grow their leadership skills while supporting the resilience of their communities.

Public Facilities Now Eligible for Repair and Rebuilding Assistance in Hickman County

ATLANTA –Hickman County in Kentucky is now eligible to receive federal funding to supplement commonwealth and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by severe storms, straight-line winds, flooding, landslides and mudslides from Feb. 6 – March 10, 2019.