The Federal Emergency Management Agency will begin scaling back its flood-recovery operations in Louisville.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency says the two disaster recovery centers set up to help people affected by last month’s flash flood will be closed on Sundays, but will remain open the other days of the week until further notice, including Labor Day. FEMA spokesperson Ron Whittington says its not too late for those who […]
FEMA is teaming up with two Lowe’s home improvement stores in Louisville to offer flood mitigation advice. FEMA has set-up shop in two Lowe’s stores, one at Bashford Manor and the other on Dixie Highway. From there, spokesperson Ron Whittington says they are offering free advice on ways to prevent future flooding. “A lot of […]
FEMA has approved the use of federal money to pay for some of the damage to public property during this month’s flood. FEMA will pay up to 75% of the recovery costs from damage done to Louisville Metro Government buildings, the University of Louisville and Sts. Mary and Elizabeth Hospital. Mayor’s office spokesperson Chris Poynter […]
Applicants for federal financial disaster aid are filing into two disaster recovery offices set up by FEMA. The offices are at 1701 Muhammad Ali Blvd. and 2911 Taylor Blvd. FEMA spokesperson Ron Whittington says that’s where individuals can apply for federal loans or grants to recover from the flood. He says it’s sometimes a frustrating […]
Louisville Metro Government officials are working with FEMA to set up satellite offices in areas of Louisville hardest hit by the August 4 flood. Last week, the president declared a major disaster in Louisville. The move allows for federal financial aid to private citizens who need help with recovery. Mayor Jerry Abramson says those areas […]
President Barack Obama has approved the request for a major disaster declaration in Jefferson County following last week’s flood.
Louisville Metro officials are increasingly confident the city will qualify for federal disaster aid for public damage after last week’s flood, but they aren’t so sure private citizens will be eligible for individual relief. Emergency Management Director Doug Hamilton says 35 FEMA staffers were in Louisville yesterday to assess damage done to private homes. He […]
Louisville Mayor Jerry Abramson is working with Congressman John Yarmuth and Governor Steve Beshear to apply for federal relief funds for this week’s flood.
Louisville Metro Government officials are preparing to put a dollar figure on flood damage. The tabulation is part of the process for obtaining federal disaster funds.