Kentucky Has 2nd High-Ground Site to Relocate Flood Victims
HAZARD, Ky. (AP) State officials have secured another eastern Kentucky site with higher ground to build new homes for flooding victims.
The 50-acre site is just a few miles from downtown Hazard, and the first-phase plan includes 150 new homes, Gov. Andy Beshear said Tuesday. The construction will be partially funded by the Team Eastern Kentucky Flood Relief Fund, which was set up after the historic flooding in late July.
The governor said rebuilding in areas away from flood risks would offer families better infrastructure and new homes that are more energy efficient.
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