Monday, November 26, 2012

Grant To Help Tornado Victims


{Frankfort, Kentucky}…Governor Steve Beshear has announced Kentucky has received a $1.6 million grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency to provide long-term recovery assistance to residents of the Kentucky counties hit hardest by the March tornadoes. The grant will provide long-term recovery disaster case management services to residents of Grant, Johnson, Kenton, Laurel, Lawrence, Magoffin, Martin, Menifee, Morgan and Wolfe counties. Services will be available for 18 months. The Kentucky Department for Aging and Independent Living, housed within the Cabinet for Health and Family Services, will administer the grant. The department will work with Kentucky Emergency Management and the Big Sandy Area Development District as the grant proceeds. For more information, contact the Department for Aging and Independent Living at 502-564-6930.