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FEMA tests nationwide Emergency Alert System

The Federal Emergency Management Agency, or FEMA, issued an emergency alert test on Wednesday afternoon.

FEMA issues public notice for KY storm damage

A public notice is now available that addresses the intention to reimburse eligible applicants for costs to repair or replace facilities damaged by severe storms, straight-line winds, flooding, landslides and mudslides in between Feb. 6 and March 10, 2019.
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Public facilities now eligible for repair and rebuilding in Nicholas and Owen counties

Nicholas and Owens counties are now eligible to receive federal funding to supplement commonwealth and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by severe storms, straight-line winds, flooding, landslides and mudslides

Magoffin Co. not receiving financial help for flood damage

Magoffin County found out Friday it's not getting individual financial help from FEMA for recent flood damage.

Nationwide test of Emergency Alert System in Madison Co. Wednesday

The Federal Emergency Management Agency will conduct a nationwide test of the Emergency Alert System in Madison County.

Blue Grass Army Depot and FEMA conduct daily readiness exercise

Blue Grass Army Depot, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), and county emergency management agencies will conduct the annual Chemical Stockpile Emergency Preparedness Program (CSEPP) exercise on Sept. 19.

Time nearly up: Fierce Hurricane Florence aims at Southeast

Time is running short to get out of the way of Hurricane Florence, a monster of a storm that has a region of more than 10 million people in its potentially devastating sights as it zeroes in on the Southeastern coast.
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Kentucky sending rescue crews to North Carolina

FEMA says Wednesday is the last "safe" day to get out of Florence's path, but several people are heading south to help out, including two swiftwater search and rescue teams from Kentucky.

FEMA head of personnel resigns amid sexual misconduct claims

FEMA officials say Corey Coleman resigned June 18 amid the probe.
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FEMA expected in Eastern Kentucky to assess flood damage

A team from FEMA is expected to arrive in Kentucky Thursday to determine the extent of damage from flooding earlier this month.
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FEMA Authorizes Federal Funds to Help Battle Kentucky Wildfires

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has authorized federal funds to reimburse costs to Kentucky to fight the Southeastern Kentucky Fire Complex burning in Harlan, Knox, Letcher, and Pike counties.
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FEMA Authorizes Money to Fight Wildfires in KY

FEMA has authorized federal money to help fight a wildfire in Breathitt County.
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FEMA releases smartphone app

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA,) has released a smartphone app to help prepare and warn families of disasters and extreme weather events.
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Emergency management assessments coming after July flooding

The storms that impacted Kentucky in early July have left many counties still recovering in the wake of severe flooding
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FEMA: Deadline for Kentucky storm survivors

Monday is a crucial deadline for kentucky storm survivors needing assistance.
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FEMA: Disaster recovery centers to transition to loan outreach centers

FRANKFORT, Ky. (FEMA) – Disaster recovery centers in Carter and Johnson counties will transition to disaster loan outreach centers at 9 a.m. on Wednesday,...
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3 counties added to July disaster declaration in Kentucky

Three more counties have been added to a disaster declaration stemming from severe storms in July.
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FEMA reaches out to survivors in Kentucky communities

Specialists with the Federal Emergency Management Agency are reaching out to survivors in Kentucky’s storm-ravaged communities of Carter, Johnson, Rowan and Trimble counties to help individuals register for assistance.
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Disaster Recovery Center opens in Johnson County

A Commonwealth/ FEMA Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) is now open in Johnson County to assist homeowners, renters and business owners in Carter, Johnson, Rowan, and Trimble counties who sustained damage as a result of the severe storms, tornadoes and flooding in July.
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FEMA in Johnson Co.

FEMA is in Johnson Co. today assessing damage after last week's flooding.

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