***Owsley County Flood Response Information***

 

PLEASE HELP US SPREAD THE WORD!

PLEASE BE AWARE THAT THIS INFORMATION IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE AT A MOMENTS NOTICE SO PLEASE REFER BACK OFTEN FOR CORRECTIONS AND CHANGES.  

LINKS ARE IN RED

We are currently moving to the transaction of Stage 3 of the Recovery Process:

"Damage assessments will be turned over to the state this week as we await word from them as to when FEMA will be here. Hopefully one day this week."

Please refer to the graphic below.

 

 

Thanks so much to everyone who has donated and who is still donating items to help the flood victims of Owsley County!!!  We are still trying to get word out and there are many that are in need that aren’t learning about the available resources as quickly as possible.  County and city officials are out still working to locate where all of the damages are and it’s a slow tedious process because we’ve had so much damage spread out around the county.  Some people were cut off from being able to get out even after the high waters receded.  There’s so much damage and so much to do!

 

IF YOU HAVE LOST YOUR HOME or IF YOUR HOME WAS DAMAGED:

  • PLEASE USE THIS TOOL TO REPORT DAMAGES TO YOUR PROPERTY. PLEASE MAKE SURE TO FILL OUT QUESTION COMPLETELY AND PLEASE SEND IN PICTURES OF DAMAGES: >>> 2021 Flood Damage Assessment Individual Assistance Form.  

  • If you need assistance with the form, you can call Cody Campbell at Owsley County Fiscal Court to Report it at 593-6202 and she can collect the necessary information from you as well.

 

IF You NEED CLEANING SUPPLIES, CLOTHING, WATER, FOOD or SHELTER

  • Please refer to the Owsley Flood Response link, or call the Owsley County Public Library at 593-5700 and they can point you in the right direction for what you may need.  They can also work out a delivery if you do not have transportation to come get it.

  • Any homes are under a boiled water advisory are welcome to come get water as well.

 

If you WOULD LIKE TO DONATE, the following items are always useful:

  • Water

  • Food

  • Cleaning Items

  • Shopping Cards from Dollar General, Family Dollar, Walmart and Save-a-Lot (Until Shopwise is back open) are much appreciated.

 

  • DONATION NEEDS ARE EVOLVING:  Currently we have four known locations for donation drop off and distribution.  Needs are changing and most locations can tell you what they need specifically.  You can contact each location below to find out their most pressing need:

  • If you would like to MAKE AN ONLINE DONATION it can go to the Partnership Housing GoFundMe fundraiser link that is on the Owsley County Flood Response Link. 

 

  • If you prefer to MAKE A DONATION BY MAIL, it can be sent to:

OCARE

PO Box 997

Booneville, KY 41314

We are now taking applications for Emergency Flood Relief Grants. These are $500 grants to individuals intended to address immediate needs. More details below and on our website. Apply now: bit.ly/SEKYFloodReliefApp

  • If you had loss on your farm you can contact the Owsley County Extension Agency at 593-5109

All monies received will be focused on very specific needs that individuals have to re-establish their homes or to cover items that we do not have already donated. All monies that come to OCARE will be set aside for disaster relief recovery only.   

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