FEMA Issues Public Notice

Release Date Release Number
NR 008
Release Date:
May 28, 2021

FRANKFORT, Ky. – A public notice is now available that addresses the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) intention to reimburse eligible applicants for costs to repair or replace facilities damaged by the severe storms, flooding, landslides and mudslides in Kentucky, under disaster declaration DR-4595-KY.

The notice is now posted on FEMA’s Kentucky disaster declaration website at              https://www.fema.gov/disaster-federal-register-notice/dr-4595-ky-public-notice-001 and the Kentucky Emergency Management website at FEMA PA Public Notice for DR-4595.pdf (ky.gov).

Under the disaster declaration, Breathitt, Clay, Estill, Floyd, Johnson, Lee, Magoffin, Martin and Powell counties were designated for Individual Assistance. Bell, Boyd, Breathitt, Calloway, Carter, Casey, Clark, Cumberland, Edmonson, Elliott, Floyd, Franklin, Graves, Greenup, Harlan, Jackson, Johnson, Knott, Knox, Lawrence, Lee, Leslie, Letcher, Lincoln, Magoffin, Marion, Martin, Mason, Menifee,  Morgan, Ohio, Owsley, Perry, Pike, Powell, Pulaski, Rockcastle, Union, Whitley, and Wolfe counties were designated for Public Assistance Categories A-G. The Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP) is available statewide. The notice describes proposed activities that may affect historic properties and activities and critical actions that may affect wetlands and floodplains.

For routine activities, this will be the only public notice provided. Interested persons may obtain information about these actions or a specific project by writing to Federal Emergency Management Agency, DR-4595 KY, 3005 Chamblee Tucker Rd., Atlanta, GA 30341, or emailing FEMA-R4EHP@fema.dhs.gov. Comments should be sent in writing to John Brogan, Federal Coordinating Officer, at the above address within 15 days of the date of this notice.

FEMA is required by law to provide public notice of its intent to provide federal assistance and grant opportunities through the Public Assistance, Individual Assistance, or Hazard Mitigation Grant programs.

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