Campbell County declared a major disaster area

ALEXANDRIA, KY (FOX19) - Exactly one week since deadly storms swept through the tri-state, President Obama has declared Campbell County a major disaster area.

Assistance is available in the form of grants for temporary housing, basic home repairs, other serious disaster-related needs and low-interest disaster loans.

Renters, homeowners and business owners may qualify for help through the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). However, they must apply for assistance. The process takes 15 to 30 minutes.

Registration is available online at or by phone at 800-621-FEMA (3362). Operators speak many languages. Disaster applicants who use TTY should call 800-462-7585. Those who use 711 or Video Relay Service (VRS) should call 800-621-3362.

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