5 Kentucky counties added for federal storm aid

5 Kentucky counties added for federal storm aid

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5 Kentucky counties added for federal storm aid

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by Associated Press

WHAS11.com

Posted on March 13, 2012 at 4:28 PM

Updated Tuesday, Mar 13 at 4:37 PM

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) -- Residents of five additional counties in Kentucky are now eligible for assistance as they work to clean up and rebuild following tornadoes and severe storms earlier this month.
   The new counties are Grayson, LaRue, Ohio, Russell and Trimble. Gov. Steve Beshear's office says the total number of counties receiving federal aid is now 21.
   People may receive 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.
   For more information, visit http://www.DisasterAssistance.gov or call (800) 621-3362 or (800) 462-7285 (TTY) for the hearing and speech-impaired. The phone lines operate from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. local time each day until further notice.
 

Visit our Kentuckiana Tornado section for the latest photos, stories, news and info on how you can help after Friday's storms.

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