Kentucky

Federal government gives Kentuckians more than $11 million after July storms

The federal government has approved more than $11 million in grants and loans for Kentuckians affected by July's severe storms, flooding and mudslides, according to a release from the Federal Emergency Management Agency.

The money approved for residents in Carter, Lewis, Madison, Mason, Pike and Rowan counties includes more than $7.8 million in housing assistance grants from the Federal Emergency Management Agency's Individuals and Households Program for temporary housing and home repairs.

The assistance also includes more than $2.8 million in U.S. Small Business Administration low-interest disaster home loans and more than $648,000 for assistance with other needs such as medical, dental and funeral expenses.

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