HOT SPRINGS, Ariz. -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today that Benton and Franklin counties had been added to the list of Arkansas counties eligible for federal funding to help pay for damage to infrastructure from severe storms and flooding that began on May 30, and ended July 9.
News: Severe Storms and Flooding
July 29, 2004
July 15, 2004
HOT SPRINGS, Ark. -- On June 30, President George W. Bush signed a disaster declaration for 12 counties in southwestern Arkansas, making assistance available to them as they recover from the severe storms and flooding that took place from May 30 through July 9. State and federal disaster recovery officials want to remind all eligible local governments and certain nonprofit organizations in those counties that the deadline to apply for assistance is July 30, 2004.
July 8, 2004
HOT SPRINGS, Ark. -- Beginning Friday, local government officials, as well as representatives from certain private, non-profit organizations, can learn about federal and state disaster recovery help during a series of briefings being conducted across the area.
July 1, 2004
WASHINGTON, D.C -- The head of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today that federal disaster funds have been made available to help communities in southern Arkansas recover from the effects of severe storms that started in late May.