President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. Amends Kentucky Major Disaster Declaration

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December 15, 2021

WASHINGTON -- FEMA Administrator Deanne Criswell announced today that President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. made additional federal emergency aid available to the Commonwealth of Kentucky in the areas affected by severe storms, straight-line winds, flooding and tornadoes beginning Dec. 10, 2021.

This assistance allows for funding at 100% federal cost share for debris removal and emergency protective measures, including direct federal assistance, for a 30-day period from the date of declaration.

Under the President’s major disaster declaration issued on Dec. 12, federal funding was made available at a 75% federal cost-share basis for emergency protective measures, hazard mitigation and assistance to affected individuals.         

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