News Releases for Arkansas Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding (DR-1744)

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Tuesday, April 15, 2008 - 00:00
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- Some Sharp County residents affected by the Feb. 5 tornado will have unmet needs even after receiving help from government programs or insurance. For them, assistance may...
Tuesday, April 15, 2008 - 00:00
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- Some Izard County residents affected by the Feb. 5 tornado will have unmet needs even after receiving help from government disaster aid programs or insurance. For those,...
Thursday, April 10, 2008 - 00:00
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- More than $12.7 million in state and federal assistance has been issued to help Arkansans recover from tornadoes and severe storms that struck Feb. 5, state and federal disaster-...
Friday, April 4, 2008 - 00:00
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- The first mobile homes will be delivered to eligible Arkansas residents affected by the Feb. 5 tornadoes beginning Saturday, April 5. The units will be transported from the...
Friday, March 28, 2008 - 00:00
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- State and federal assistance to individuals and public programs has climbed to more than $11 million for the tornadoes and severe storms that struck Arkansas Feb. 5, state and...
Thursday, March 20, 2008 - 00:00
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- The Disaster Recovery Centers (DRC) in Stone and Van Buren counties will transition into U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Disaster Loan Outreach Centers (DLOC)...
Friday, March 14, 2008 - 00:00
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- More than $9 million in state and federal disaster assistance has been allocated for recovery from the Feb. 5 severe storms and tornadoes, including more than $5 million in...
Tuesday, March 11, 2008 - 00:00
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- Various forms of disaster tax relief may be available to Arkansas residents who suffered losses in the severe storms and tornadoes of Feb 5, according to state and federal...
Saturday, March 8, 2008 - 00:00
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- Mitigation specialists from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will be demonstrating building techniques and offering free professional advice in area building...
Friday, March 7, 2008 - 00:00
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- All FEMA Disaster Recovery Centers were Friday, March 7, due to inclement weather and? will reopen Saturday, March 8. All DRCs open Saturday at 10 a.m. except for the DRC in...
Thursday, March 6, 2008 - 00:00
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- One month after President Bush declared a major disaster due to the severe storms and tornadoes of Feb. 5 - and with only one month remaining for those affected to register...
Wednesday, March 5, 2008 - 00:00
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) will close this week in Izard, Pope and Sharp counties, state and federal recovery officials announced today.? The closing DRCs, their...
Friday, February 29, 2008 - 00:00
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- Federal, state and local officials are aggressively seeking all available housing assistance options for Arkansas residents affected by the Feb. 5 tornadoes, said officials...
Tuesday, February 26, 2008 - 00:00
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has approved a grant of $137,552 to the state's mental health agency to supplement state efforts to provide crisis counseling...
Tuesday, February 26, 2008 - 00:00
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- For Donnie Fletcher and his family, the nightmare began the evening of Feb. 5 when storm clouds gathered and swirled for a fierce assault on the small town of Mountain View in...
Monday, February 25, 2008 - 00:00
LITTLE ROCK ? People who are not U.S. citizens may be eligible for disaster assistance for damage from the Feb. 5 tornadoes. Disaster assistance is available to residents and businesses in the...
Friday, February 22, 2008 - 00:00
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- More than $3 million ($3,023,751) in federal aid has been approved to help support recovery efforts during the two weeks since President Bush declared a major disaster for the...
Thursday, February 21, 2008 - 00:00
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- Two additional Arkansas counties, Marion and Union, have been approved to receive federal disaster aid for individuals and families impacted by the Feb. 5 severe storms and...
Wednesday, February 20, 2008 - 00:00
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- The hours of operation for Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) have changed effective immediately, federal and state disaster management officials announced. The new hours for...
Tuesday, February 19, 2008 - 00:00
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- The recent severe storms and tornadoes that ravaged 10 Arkansas counties earlier this month serve to remind all Arkansas residents that each household needs to have a disaster...

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