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April 15, 2008
News Release
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, assistance may come from a committee of churches, non-profit and voluntary agencies who will work together to find resources to meet long-term recovery needs. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) helps bring together the local churches and voluntary agencies to assist applicants with unmet needs.
April 15, 2008
News Release
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 come from a committee of churches, non-profit and voluntary agencies who will work together to find resources to meet these needs. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) helps bring together the local churches and voluntary agencies to assist applicants with unmet needs.
April 10, 2008
News Release
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-recovery officials said today. "We are pleased to see that more than 1,700 residents registered for assistance," said State Coordinating Officer Richard Griffin of the Arkansas Department of Emergency Management (ADEM).  "Our goal is to help Arkansans recover as quickly as possible," said Federal Coordinating Officer Ken Riley of Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).
April 4, 2008
News Release
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 Hope staging area to commercial and private sites throughout the state.?
March 28, 2008
News Release
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 federal disaster-recovery officials said today. Tuesday, April 8 is the last day individuals can apply for Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) assistance under the Feb. 7 presidential disaster declaration.
March 20, 2008
News Release
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) Saturday, March 22 and Monday, March 24, respectively, state and federal recovery officials announced today.
March 14, 2008
News Release
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 disaster loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). Following are current statistics of state and federal disaster relief efforts through close of business March 13.
March 11, 2008
News Release
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 recovery officials. Residents and businesses in Baxter, Conway, Izard, Marion, Pope, Randolph, Sharp, Stone, Union or Van Buren counties who have unreimbursed losses attributable to last month's storms and tornadoes can elect to deduct those losses on their tax returns for 2007 rather than wait to deduct the losses on their 2008 returns.
March 8, 2008
News Release
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 supply stores. This free service helps home and business owners reinforce their properties against fires, storms and other assaults of nature. The complete ASH FLAT schedule is listed below. March 8 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Forschler True Value60 Highway 62 412
March 7, 2008
News Release
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 Midway, Baxter County, which will open at 9 a.m. The following DRCs will resume operation at these locations during hours listed below.

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