Arkansas Severe Winter Storm (DR-1354)

Incident period: December 12, 2000 to January 8, 2001
Major Disaster Declaration declared on December 29, 2000

Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases

March 1, 2001
News Release
Little Rock, AR -- The City of Camden has completed 80 percent of its debris cleanup from the December ice storms and expects to complete the task by March 9, Mayor Chris Claybaker said today.
February 23, 2001
News Release
Little Rock, AR -- Disaster recovery agencies have committed $43.7 million to date to help Arkansas recover from December's ice storms. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has obligated $30.2 million in disaster assistance to Arkansas under the Public Assistance Program. The program gets financial help quickly to local and county governments and certain non-profit agencies covered under a Presidential disaster declaration. The funds are distributed by the Arkansas Department of Emergency Management (ADEM).
February 20, 2001
News Release
Little Rock, AR -- Only one week remains for Arkansans who suffered damage in the December ice storms to register for disaster assistance.
February 13, 2001
News Release
Little Rock, AR -- Disaster recovery agencies have committed $33.9 million to date to help Arkansas recover from December's ice storms. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has obligated $22.4 million in disaster assistance to Arkansas as part of the Public Assistance Program. The program gets financial help quickly to local and county governments and certain non-profit agencies covered under a Presidential disaster declaration. The funds are distributed by the Arkansas Department of Emergency Management (ADEM).
February 8, 2001
News Release
Little Rock, AR -- Only two weeks remain for Arkansans who suffered damage in the December ice storms to register for disaster assistance, state and federal recovery officials reminded today.
February 8, 2001
News Release
Little Rock, AR -- Disaster recovery agencies have committed more than $26.9 million to date to help Arkansas recover from December's ice storms. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has obligated more than $19 million in disaster assistance to Arkansas as part of the Public Assistance Program's Immediate Needs Funding (INF). The program gets financial help quickly to communities covered under a Presidential disaster declaration. The funds are distributed by the Arkansas Department of Emergency Management (ADEM).

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