News Releases for Arkansas Severe Winter Storm (DR-1354)

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Monday, January 15, 2001 - 00:00
Little Rock, AR -- Disaster assistance for individuals, families and businesses in the declared counties in Arkansas now exceeds $1.7 million, state and federal recovery officials said today. More...
Monday, January 15, 2001 - 00:00
Little Rock, AR -- With a forecast threatening more freezing rain for areas of Arkansas, and with two months of winter left to go, it's a good idea to prepare both your home and family for whatever...
Thursday, January 11, 2001 - 00:00
Little Rock, AR -- As people rebuild from December ice storms, many storm victims will seek contractors to help in the process. Most contractors are reputable, hard-working individuals. Some people...
Thursday, January 11, 2001 - 00:00
Little Rock, AR -- Eight counties have been added to the list of Arkansas counties eligible for federal disaster assistance following ice storms beginning Dec. 12, officials of the Federal Emergency...
Thursday, January 11, 2001 - 00:00
Little Rock, AR -- The President today made additional assistance available for the Arkansas ice storm recovery by ordering an increase in the federal share of funding for debris removal. Funding...
Thursday, January 11, 2001 - 00:00
Little Rock, AR -- Local government officials can learn about federal and state disaster recovery help during a series of briefings being conducted across the state. These meetings are to discuss...
Thursday, January 11, 2001 - 00:00
Little Rock, AR -- Arkansas winter ice storm victims are urged to complete and submit their U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) loan applications. "There is help available for those who need it...
Thursday, January 11, 2001 - 00:00
Little Rock, AR -- Many inspectors are now in the field verifying damages to homes and businesses caused by the ice storms that began Dec. 12. Disaster recovery officials advise applicants to ask...
Wednesday, January 10, 2001 - 00:00
Little Rock, AR -- More than $250,000 in disaster assistance has just been approved for Scott County by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for damages caused by ice storms beginning Dec...
Wednesday, January 10, 2001 - 00:00
Little Rock, AR -- Nine additional Arkansas counties are now included in the Major Disaster Declaration for assistance to governments and certain nonprofits to help with recovery from the December...
Wednesday, January 10, 2001 - 00:00
Little Rock, AR -- A special toll-free phone number has been set up by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and Arkansas Department of Emergency Management (ADEM) for individuals who have...
Tuesday, January 9, 2001 - 00:00
Little Rock, AR -- More than 10,000 people affected by the recent ice storms have registered for assistance by calling FEMA's toll-free number, according to Joe D. Bray, Federal Emergency Management...
Tuesday, January 9, 2001 - 00:00
Little Rock, AR -- Funding that will enable local governments to provide long-term solutions to repetitive damages caused by natural hazards has been added to the Presidential major disaster...
Tuesday, January 9, 2001 - 00:00
Little Rock, AR -- Arkansans experiencing the December ice storms may have feelings of grief, depression or anger. Two ways to obtain help dealing with these emotions are through the American Red...
Monday, January 8, 2001 - 00:00
Little Rock, AR -- Many Arkansas farmers have experienced die-offs among their herds during the severe ice storms that hit the state in December. The new number to call for guidelines on disposal is...
Monday, January 8, 2001 - 00:00
Little Rock, AR -- While electrical utilities are responsible for bringing power to the meter, they are not responsible for maintenance of customer-owned equipment, such as meter loops. However,...
Saturday, January 6, 2001 - 00:00
Little Rock, AR -- Ice-storm victims in Arkansas in the declared counties will be able to visit face-to-face with representatives of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), Arkansas...
Friday, January 5, 2001 - 00:00
Little Rock, AR -- Many Arkansas farmers have experienced die-offs among their herds during the severe ice storms that hit the state in December. The Arkansas Livestock and Poultry Commission and...
Friday, January 5, 2001 - 00:00
Little Rock, AR -- As Arkansans begin the massive cleanup from the December ice storms they need to be aware of guidelines concerning debris removal and be wary of contractors claiming to work for...
Tuesday, January 2, 2001 - 00:00
Conway, AR -- 30 Arkansas counties included in the Emergency Declaration Dec. 28 by President Clinton are now included in the Major Disaster Declaration. This means individuals and businesses, as...

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