Arkansas Severe Storms and Tornadoes (DR-1636)

Incident period: April 1, 2006 to April 3, 2006
Major Disaster Declaration declared on April 12, 2006

Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases

April 17, 2006
News Release
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- FEMA has extended its toll-free registration hours in order to provide more time each day for homeowners, renters, and business owners to apply for disaster assistance in Conway, Cross, Fulton, Greene, Lawrence, Randolph and White counties. These seven counties are eligible for federal and state disaster assistance for damages and losses caused by the recent storms and tornadoes.
April 17, 2006
News Release
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- Arkansans who have applied for disaster assistance may be contacted and visited by a damage inspector, according to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Arkansas Department of Emergency Management (ADEM). "The inspections help us verify the damages, which allows us to help applicants get the most assistance they're eligible for in the quickest and most efficient way possible," said Carlos Mitchell, federal coordinating officer.
April 14, 2006
News Release
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- Individuals and families whose homes were damaged as a result of storms and tornadoes from April 1 through April 3 may be eligible for disaster housing assistance, the Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today.
April 13, 2006
News Release
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- Homeowners, renters, and business owners in Conway, Cross, Fulton, Greene, Lawrence, Randolph and White counties who sustained losses as a result of the recent storms and tornadoes may be eligible for federal and state disaster assistance programs from the Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Arkansas Department of Emergency Management (ADEM). President George W. Bush issued a federal disaster declaration for these seven counties yesterday.
April 13, 2006
News Release
WASHINGTON - The head of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today that federal disaster aid has been made available for Arkansas to help people and communities recover from the effects of severe storms and tornadoes during the period of April 1 - 3, 2006.
April 13, 2006
News Release
Following is a summary of key federal disaster aid programs that can be made available as needed and warranted under President Bush's major disaster declaration issued for Arkansas.

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