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Graves County leaders held Facebook Live Q&A event on tornado recovery

Published: Jan. 10, 2022 at 8:28 AM CST|Updated: Jan. 11, 2022 at 6:06 PM CST
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MAYFIELD, Ky. (KFVS) - The Mayfield-Graves County Regional Emergency Operations Center held a second Facebook Live event to answer questions on tornado recovery in the community.

The event was held at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, January 11.

Emergency management leaders gave an update on recovery efforts and information on assistance available.

Graves County residents submitted questions in the comment section on the Graves County Office of Emergency Management page.

Emergency management said questions that cannot be answered during the event will be addressed with a reply in the comments the next day.

Residents in need of food, water, blankets or other essential items should request help through the Graves County Tornado Relief Hotline at 270-727-5114. The hotline is operated from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Voicemails left after-hours will also be monitored.

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Posted by Graves County Office of Emergency Management on Saturday, January 8, 2022

According to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, crews have removed 25,564 cubic yards of construction debris and 32,748 cubic yards of vegetation in Graves County, as of 8 p.m. on Jan. 9.

They had a total of 2 million cubic yards of debris to remove.

According to the Corps’ emergency response dashboard, the removal operation is 2.9 percent complete.

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