Flooding in Kentucky: 37 dead, National Guard rescues 580

A Kentucky National Guard flight crew from 2/147th Bravo Co. aided in flood relief efforts in response to a declared state of emergency in eastern Kentucky on July 29, 2022. (Jesse Elbouab/U.S. Army National Guard)

Revelation 16:9 “They were scorched by the fierce heat, and they cursed the name of God who had power over these plagues. They did not repent and give him glory.”

Important Takeaways:

  • National Guard Rescues Hundreds Amid Flooding in Kentucky; 37 Dead
  • Thus far Kentucky has confirmed that 37 residents have died from the flooding, including at least four children,
  • The Kentucky National Guard — along with partners from bordering states — has rescued an estimated 580 people, according to Kentucky Guard spokesperson Lt. Col. Carla Raisler. The unit will soon be transitioning to food and water distribution for those affected by the disaster, she told Military.com.
  • “As the National Guard we are conducting a joint mission using both Army and Air resources and capabilities and also reaching across state lines to West Virginia and Tennessee for assistance.”

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