Governor Asks For Emergency Assistance

Governor Matt Bevin sent a letter to President Donald Trump last week, asking for a Presidential Disaster Declaration for 58 Kentucky counties.These counties were impacted by severe weather in February and March. Strong winds and heavy rain caused flooding, landslides and mudslides.Bevin’s office said the weather caused more than $41 million in damages across the state. Three Kentuckians died and many were injured.“This requested Presidential Disaster Declaration will provide nearly one half of Kentucky’s counties with federal assistance as they recover from widespread severe storms and flooding in recent weeks,” says Gov. Bevin.

Source: MG News

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