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Death toll in Kentucky floods rises

A flooded area is flown over by a Kentucky National Guard helicopter deployed in response to a declared state of emergency in eastern Kentucky, U.S. July 27, 2022. U.S. Army National Guard/Handout via REUTERS

A flooded area is flown over by a Kentucky National Guard helicopter deployed in response to a declared state of emergency in eastern Kentucky, U.S. July 27, 2022. U.S. Army National Guard/Handout via REUTERS

A flooded area is flown over by a Kentucky National Guard helicopter deployed in response to a declared state of emergency in eastern Kentucky, U.S. July 27, 2022. U.S. Army National Guard/Handout via REUTERS
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Reggie Ritchie comforts wife Della as they pause while clearing out their destroyed manufactured home destroyed by the flooding from Troublesome Creek behind them in Fisty, Kentucky.  Matt Stone/USA Today Network via REUTERS

Reggie Ritchie comforts wife Della as they pause while clearing out their destroyed manufactured home destroyed by the flooding from Troublesome Creek behind them in Fisty, Kentucky.  Matt Stone/USA Today Network via REUTERS

Reggie Ritchie comforts wife Della as they pause while clearing out their destroyed manufactured home destroyed by the flooding from Troublesome Creek behind them in Fisty, Kentucky.  Matt Stone/USA Today Network via REUTERS
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Kentucky National Guard helicopter crew members carry a victim of flooding, during their deployment in response to a declared state of emergency in eastern Kentucky. U.S. Army National Guard/Handout via REUTERS

Kentucky National Guard helicopter crew members carry a victim of flooding, during their deployment in response to a declared state of emergency in eastern Kentucky. U.S. Army National Guard/Handout via REUTERS

Kentucky National Guard helicopter crew members carry a victim of flooding, during their deployment in response to a declared state of emergency in eastern Kentucky. U.S. Army National Guard/Handout via REUTERS
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A flooded area is flown over by a Kentucky National Guard helicopter deployed in response to a declared state of emergency in eastern Kentucky. U.S. Army National Guard/Handout via REUTERS

A flooded area is flown over by a Kentucky National Guard helicopter deployed in response to a declared state of emergency in eastern Kentucky. U.S. Army National Guard/Handout via REUTERS

A flooded area is flown over by a Kentucky National Guard helicopter deployed in response to a declared state of emergency in eastern Kentucky. U.S. Army National Guard/Handout via REUTERS
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A Kentucky National Guard flight crew from 2/147th Bravo Co. flies over a flooded area in response to a declared state of emergency in eastern Kentucky. U.S. Army National Guard/Sgt. Jesse Elbouab/Handout via REUTERS

A Kentucky National Guard flight crew from 2/147th Bravo Co. flies over a flooded area in response to a declared state of emergency in eastern Kentucky. U.S. Army National Guard/Sgt. Jesse Elbouab/Handout via REUTERS

A Kentucky National Guard flight crew from 2/147th Bravo Co. flies over a flooded area in response to a declared state of emergency in eastern Kentucky. U.S. Army National Guard/Sgt. Jesse Elbouab/Handout via REUTERS
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Van Jackson checks on his dog, Jack, who was stranded at a church by flood waters along Right Beaver Creek, following a day of heavy rain in Garrett, Kentucky, July 28, 2022. Jackson owns an auto parts store in town and said he doesn't have flood insurance to cover his loss. Pat McDonogh/USA TODAY NETWORK via REUTERS

Van Jackson checks on his dog, Jack, who was stranded at a church by flood waters along Right Beaver Creek, following a day of heavy rain in Garrett, Kentucky, July 28, 2022. Jackson owns an auto parts store in town and said he doesn't have flood...more

Van Jackson checks on his dog, Jack, who was stranded at a church by flood waters along Right Beaver Creek, following a day of heavy rain in Garrett, Kentucky, July 28, 2022. Jackson owns an auto parts store in town and said he doesn't have flood insurance to cover his loss. Pat McDonogh/USA TODAY NETWORK via REUTERS
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A rescue team member evacuates residents from their homes in a boat through flooded streets, in Breathitt County, Kentucky, July 28, 2022. Wolfe County Search & Rescue Team/Handout via REUTERS

A rescue team member evacuates residents from their homes in a boat through flooded streets, in Breathitt County, Kentucky, July 28, 2022. Wolfe County Search & Rescue Team/Handout via REUTERS

A rescue team member evacuates residents from their homes in a boat through flooded streets, in Breathitt County, Kentucky, July 28, 2022. Wolfe County Search & Rescue Team/Handout via REUTERS
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A trailer promoting U.S. Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell lies in a waterway due to flooding in Whitesburg, Kentucky, July 29, 2022. Scott Utterback/USA Today Network via REUTERS

A trailer promoting U.S. Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell lies in a waterway due to flooding in Whitesburg, Kentucky, July 29, 2022. Scott Utterback/USA Today Network via REUTERS

A trailer promoting U.S. Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell lies in a waterway due to flooding in Whitesburg, Kentucky, July 29, 2022. Scott Utterback/USA Today Network via REUTERS
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Tonya Smith, whose trailer was washed away by flooding, reaches for food from her mother Ollie Jean Johnson to give to Smith's father, Paul Johnson, as the trio used a rope to hang on over a swollen Grapevine Creek in Perry County, Kentucky, July 28, 2022.  Matt Stone/USA Today Network via REUTERS

Tonya Smith, whose trailer was washed away by flooding, reaches for food from her mother Ollie Jean Johnson to give to Smith's father, Paul Johnson, as the trio used a rope to hang on over a swollen Grapevine Creek in Perry County, Kentucky, July 28,...more

Tonya Smith, whose trailer was washed away by flooding, reaches for food from her mother Ollie Jean Johnson to give to Smith's father, Paul Johnson, as the trio used a rope to hang on over a swollen Grapevine Creek in Perry County, Kentucky, July 28, 2022.  Matt Stone/USA Today Network via REUTERS
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A valley lies flooded as seen from a helicopter during a tour by Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear over eastern Kentucky, July 29, 2022.  Office of Governor Andy Beshear/Handout via REUTERS

A valley lies flooded as seen from a helicopter during a tour by Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear over eastern Kentucky, July 29, 2022.  Office of Governor Andy Beshear/Handout via REUTERS

A valley lies flooded as seen from a helicopter during a tour by Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear over eastern Kentucky, July 29, 2022.  Office of Governor Andy Beshear/Handout via REUTERS
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A car is submerged in flood waters along Right Beaver Creek, following a day of heavy rain in Garrett, Kentucky, July 28, 2022.  Pat McDonogh/USA TODAY NETWORK via REUTERS

A car is submerged in flood waters along Right Beaver Creek, following a day of heavy rain in Garrett, Kentucky, July 28, 2022.  Pat McDonogh/USA TODAY NETWORK via REUTERS

A car is submerged in flood waters along Right Beaver Creek, following a day of heavy rain in Garrett, Kentucky, July 28, 2022.  Pat McDonogh/USA TODAY NETWORK via REUTERS
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James Jacobs signals to a National Guard helicopter flying overhead, following a day of heavy rain in Garrett, Kentucky, July 28, 2022.  Pat McDonogh/USA TODAY NETWORK via REUTERS

James Jacobs signals to a National Guard helicopter flying overhead, following a day of heavy rain in Garrett, Kentucky, July 28, 2022.  Pat McDonogh/USA TODAY NETWORK via REUTERS

James Jacobs signals to a National Guard helicopter flying overhead, following a day of heavy rain in Garrett, Kentucky, July 28, 2022.  Pat McDonogh/USA TODAY NETWORK via REUTERS
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A submerged house is seen in flood affected area, in Breathitt County, Kentucky, July 28, 2022. Wolfe County Search & Rescue Team/Handout via REUTERS

A submerged house is seen in flood affected area, in Breathitt County, Kentucky, July 28, 2022. Wolfe County Search & Rescue Team/Handout via REUTERS

A submerged house is seen in flood affected area, in Breathitt County, Kentucky, July 28, 2022. Wolfe County Search & Rescue Team/Handout via REUTERS
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A rescue team evacuate residents from their homes in a boat through flooded streets, in Breathitt County, Kentucky, July 28, 2022. Wolfe County Search & Rescue Team/Handout via REUTERS

A rescue team evacuate residents from their homes in a boat through flooded streets, in Breathitt County, Kentucky, July 28, 2022. Wolfe County Search & Rescue Team/Handout via REUTERS

A rescue team evacuate residents from their homes in a boat through flooded streets, in Breathitt County, Kentucky, July 28, 2022. Wolfe County Search & Rescue Team/Handout via REUTERS
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A valley lies flooded as seen from a helicopter during a tour by Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear over eastern Kentucky, July 29, 2022.  Office of Governor Andy Beshear/Handout via REUTERS

A valley lies flooded as seen from a helicopter during a tour by Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear over eastern Kentucky, July 29, 2022.  Office of Governor Andy Beshear/Handout via REUTERS

A valley lies flooded as seen from a helicopter during a tour by Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear over eastern Kentucky, July 29, 2022.  Office of Governor Andy Beshear/Handout via REUTERS
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A water rescue team is pulled from Right Beaver Creek, following a day of heavy rain in Garrett, Kentucky, July 28, 2022.  Pat McDonogh/USA TODAY NETWORK via REUTERS

A water rescue team is pulled from Right Beaver Creek, following a day of heavy rain in Garrett, Kentucky, July 28, 2022.  Pat McDonogh/USA TODAY NETWORK via REUTERS

A water rescue team is pulled from Right Beaver Creek, following a day of heavy rain in Garrett, Kentucky, July 28, 2022.  Pat McDonogh/USA TODAY NETWORK via REUTERS
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A helicopter hovers over a flooded area, in Breathitt County, Kentucky, July 28, 2022. Wolfe County Search & Rescue Team/Handout via REUTERS

A helicopter hovers over a flooded area, in Breathitt County, Kentucky, July 28, 2022. Wolfe County Search & Rescue Team/Handout via REUTERS

A helicopter hovers over a flooded area, in Breathitt County, Kentucky, July 28, 2022. Wolfe County Search & Rescue Team/Handout via REUTERS
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