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Millions approved in disaster assistance

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – More than $18.6 million in federal disaster assistance has been approved for Kentucky residents who went through the tornadoes and severe storms in late February and early March.

FEMA said around 5,300 people from 21 countries contacted the agency for help or information regarding assistance.

More than $8.7 million has been approved for needs such as housing, medical care and lost personal items.

The Small Business Administration has approved nearly $10 million in low interest loans for home owners, renters and businesses.

The deadline to register for federal assistance is May 7.

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