Since being designated for Individual Assistance May 19, the Federal Emergency
Management Agency (FEMA), the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and the
Commonwealth of Kentucky have approved more than $12 million in assistance to
Kentuckians affected by the severe storms, tornadoes and flooding from April 12 to May 20.
FEMA has approved $8,230,864 in Individual Assistance as part of the ongoing recovery efforts for residents of 22 Commonwealth counties. The funds help residents repair their damaged homes, replace uninsured personal property and find temporary housing following the disaster. The SBA has
approved loans totaling $3,809, 800 for individuals and businesses.