News, Media & Events: Kentucky


FEMA is seeking public comments on the draft version of the “Restoration and Recovery Guide for Private-Public Partnerships”.

FEMA seeks public feedback on the National Incident Management System Information and Communications Technology Functional Guidance.

This course is designed to present information on the risks posed by natural hazards, and the basic scientific and engineering concepts for hazard-resistant buildings and facilities. The course reviews information pertaining to impacts of wind, flood, earthquake, and wildland/urban interface fire on the constructed environment and explains key performance and construction issues related to floods, wind, wildfires, and earthquakes.

Preparedness Tips

A few inches of water in a 1,000-square foot home could cost more than $10,000 in repairs and replacement of personal possessions. Homeowner’s insurance doesn’t cover most floods. Learn more about flood insurance.

Press Releases and Fact Sheets

As Kentuckians recover, survivors of the July 26 flooding can get tips and advice on how to rebuild stronger and safer against storms.
illustration of page of paper Press Release | September 23, 2022
Kentuckians who applied for assistance from FEMA are asked to please stay in touch with the agency to update application details with any new information.
illustration of page of paper Press Release | September 19, 2022
A Mobile Disaster Recovery Center will open Friday, Sept.16, in Lee County to assist flood survivors who experienced loss from the East Kentucky flooding.
illustration of page of paper Press Release | September 15, 2022