Arkansas Severe Storms, Tornadoes, High Winds and Flooding (DR-1266)

Incident period: January 21, 1999 to January 31, 1999
Major Disaster Declaration declared on January 23, 1999

Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases

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 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 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.
February 9, 1999
News Release
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- As part of the Arkansas disaster recovery effort following 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). This program assists disaster victims with their serious needs and necessary expenses not covered by other programs made available by the federal declaration.
February 8, 1999
News Release
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- In the aftermath of the severe storms, tornadoes, high winds and floods that struck Arkansas in late January, victims seeking disaster assistance may find that, along with a possible Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) check to repair homes or rent apartments, they also have been issued a U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) loan packet. The forms in the SBA packet must be completed and returned before any further assistance can be considered.

Pages

Back to Top