Emergency Management Agency

Louisville Residents May Be Eligible For Disaster Aid

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Residents of Louisville who suffered damage from the severe storms, flooding, landslides, and mudslides of April 2-17, 2015 may be eligible for federal disaster assistance. Emergency Services Emergency Management Agency (EMA) has been working closely with The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to determine damages throughout the community caused by these storms. EMA is encouraging all members of the community who registered a preliminary damage assessment as well as all area residents possibly affected to apply for assistance. Individuals and business owners who sustained losses can begin applying for assistance by registering online at www.DisasterAssistance.gov or by…


Mayor seeks federal disaster assistance for flooding; Seven free drop-off sites set for flood debris

From the Mayor’s Office. . . Louisville, KY– Mayor Greg Fischer today continued the city’s action to seek federal disaster assistance in the wake of the recent record flooding by signing an order, declaring a local state of emergency. Fischer directed the city’s Emergency Management Agency to lead the process of gathering all damage and cost estimates citywide to be able to quickly apply for federal aid related to both individual and public losses stemming from the record rainfall last week. “The record rains, up to seven inches in some areas, caused devastating flash flooding and damage in all areas…