WASHINGTON, DC -- U.S. Rep. Harold "Hal" Rogers released the following statement regarding flood damage across Southern and Eastern Kentucky as a result of severe flash flooding and landslides beginning Sunday evening, February 28, 2021.
"As we continue to survey flood damage across the region, it is clear that Southern and Eastern Kentucky has suffered historic damage and record water levels in several communities.
"Let me assure you that every resource is being utilized to expedite assistance in our hardest hit counties where downtown areas and entire neighborhoods are under water or at-risk of water breaches.
"When Governor Andy Beshear requests a presidential disaster declaration, I stand ready to support the request at the federal level and will urge prompt action from the White House."
For more information about Congressman Rogers' work in Washington and Kentucky's Fifth Congressional District, visit halrogers.house.gov.