Disaster News for DR-4239-KY

FRANKFORT, Ky. (Aug. 12, 2015) – Governor Steve Beshear was notified today that President Barack Obama has authorized assistance for certain Kentucky counties that suffered significant damage as a result of July severe storms and flooding.

The President’s action makes federal funding available to affected individuals in the counties of Carter, Johnson, Rowan and Trimble. Assistance can include grants for temporary housing and home repairs, low-cost loans to cover uninsured property losses, and other programs to help individuals and business owners recover from the effects of the disaster.

“Our Kentucky communities hit hard by devastating flooding are appreciative of this federal assistance as they work to recover and rebuild,” Gov. Beshear said. “I am pleased, and thankful, that our request was granted quickly so those affected can begin to put their lives back together.”

Please do not self-deploy to Johnson County, call ahead beforehand to coordinate your offer to help! Call 606-789-8016 to talk to the Volunteer Coordinator's Office.