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.
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.
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.
If and when individual assistance money is approved for this disaster, it will be displayed here. Information is updated every 24 hours.
Public Assistance - Dollars ApprovedPublic Assistance Definitions
Public Assistance (PA): Disaster grant assistance available for communities to quickly respond to and recover from major disasters or emergencies declared by the President
Emergency Work (Categories A-B): Work that must be performed to reduce or eliminate an immediate threat to life, protect public health and safety, and to protect improved property that is significantly threatened due to disasters or emergencies declared by the President
Permanent Work (Categories C-G): Work that is required to restore a damaged facility, through repair or restoration, to its pre-disaster design, function, and capacity in accordance with applicable codes and standards
*Dollars Approved: Assistance dollars approved but not necessarily disbursed.
*Dollars Obligated: Funds made available to the State via electronic transfer following FEMA's final review and approval of Public Assistance projects.
|Total Public Assistance Grants - Dollars Obligated*||Emergency Work (Categories A-B) - Dollars Obligated*||Permanent Work (Categories C-G) - Dollars Obligated*|
- Arkansas Office of the Governor
- Arkansas Department of Emergency Management
- Dam Failure
- National Flood Insurance Program