Russell County Included in Disaster Declaration
- Published on Tuesday, 20 August 2013 15:27
"These floods have damaged roads, bridges and other vital infrastructure across most of the state," said Brownback. "These need to be repaired as quickly as possible so everyone can get back to business as usual."
Named in the declaration are Allen, Anderson, Barber, Barton, Bourbon, Butler, Chase, Chautauqua, Cherokee, Clark, Clay, Cloud, Coffey, Comanche, Cowley, Crawford, Dickinson, Edwards, Elk, Ellsworth, Finney, Ford, Geary, Gray, Greenwood, Hamilton, Harper, Harvey, Haskell, Hodgeman, Kearney, Kingman, Kiowa, Labette, Lane, Linn, Lyon, Marion, McPherson, Meade, Montgomery, Morris, Neosho, Ness, Ottawa, Pawnee, Pratt, Reno, Republic, Rice, Rush, Russell, Saline, Scott, Sedgwick, Seward, Stafford, Stanton, Sumner, Wichita, Wilson and Woodson Counties.
The Governor issued the proclamation under the authority granted by the Kansas Emergency Management Act. The declaration activates the disaster response and recovery portions of the Kansas Response Plan, authorizing state resources and funds to expedite emergency assistance statewide.Read More Local News