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March 19, 1999
News Release
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- Tuesday, Mar. 23, 1999 is the last day for residents and business owners in the 15 Arkansas counties designated disaster areas to apply for disaster assistance, according to Federal Coordinating Officer Graham Nance and State Coordinating Officer David Maxwell. The 15 counties -- Clay, Faulkner, Grant, Greene, Independence, Jefferson, Lafayette, Lonoke, Miller, Monroe, Poinsett, Pulaski, Saline, St. Francis and White -- were declared disaster areas by President Bill Clinton following the severe storms, tornadoes, high winds and flooding in January.
March 15, 1999
News Release
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- Residents of Arkansas who have not yet applied for federal disaster have only one more week to apply. Tuesday, Mar. 23 is the last day to file applications for most disaster assistance programs, according to federal and state disaster recovery officials.
March 12, 1999
News Release
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- State and federal officials continue efforts to help Arkansas communities recover from the severe storms and tornadoes that struck the state earlier this year. To help meet the needs of tornado victims unable to find other temporary housing, 11 travel trailers and 15 manufactured houses have been located on private property, and seven manufactured houses have been placed on commercial property in Independence, Jefferson, Monroe, St. Francis and White Counties.
March 5, 1999
News Release
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- Federal and State officials continue disaster recovery efforts in Arkansas. Here is a recap of this week's activities.
March 4, 1999
News Release
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- Free legal assistance is available from the Young Lawyers Section of the Arkansas Bar Association to the victims of the devastating tornadoes, severe storms, high winds and flooding which hit the state between Jan. 21 and Jan. 31, 1999. This assistance is in accordance with an agreement between the Young Lawyers Section of the Arkansas Bar Association and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Arkansas Office of Emergency Services (OES).
March 1, 1999
News Release
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- March 1, 1999 Following the presidential disaster declaration of Jan. 23, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will provide funding for projects to reduce risk from future disasters in Arkansas. Eligible applicants include state and local governments, and certain private non-profit organizations.
February 26, 1999
News Release
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- Federal, state, local and voluntary agencies are working in partnership to help Arkansas residents following recent severe storms and tornadoes. The following is a summary of ongoing response and recovery efforts to date. The State of Arkansas, the Arkansas Office of Emergency Services (OES) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will update this information as needed from their Joint Information Center in Little Rock.
February 26, 1999
News Release
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- Two years ago residents of central Arkansas felt the impact and devastation from tornadoes similar to those that struck the state five weeks ago on January 21, 1999.
February 10, 1999
News Release
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- As part of the disaster recovery effort following the January storms, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has declared 17 counties eligible for federal disaster assistance. Of these, 13 counties are eligible for the Individual and Family Grant Program (IFGP).
February 9, 1999
News Release
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- Arkansas residents who sustained losses or damage as a result of the January storms still can visit the Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) in Pulaski and White counties Monday through Saturday from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Beginning February 14, the DRCs will be closed on Sundays.

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