Arkansas Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding (DR-1751)

Incident period: March 18, 2008 to April 28, 2008
Major Disaster Declaration declared on March 26, 2008

Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases

May 7, 2008
News Release
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) officials urge residents and business owners dealing with damages and losses from severe storms, tornadoes and flooding that occurred from March 18 through April 28 to adopt a take-charge action plan to help speed the possibility of obtaining state and federal disaster aid. Register Now:
May 6, 2008
News Release
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- Don't despair if you received a letter from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) stating that you have been denied for disaster assistance. It may be that FEMA cannot complete the assistance evaluation process until you supply additional personal information or insurance information.
May 6, 2008
News Release
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- The losses that come with disasters are usually measured in dollars. But often the losses that matter the most are the cherished items closest to individuals and families. What do you do about those invaluable possessions that have been damaged in a flood? Restoration experts say family valuables and heirlooms can sometimes be saved after damage by floodwaters. With a little patience, prompt action and some professional tips, treasured photographs, letters and other irreplaceable objects may be salvaged from the flood.
May 1, 2008
News Release
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), the Arkansas Department of Emergency Management (ADEM) and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) announce the opening of a Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Crawford County to serve those affected by severe storms, tornadoes and flooding that occurred March 18 through April 28. The DRC will open Monday, May 5 and will close Saturday, June 7. Hours of operation will be 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Saturday, closed Sundays. The location is:
April 30, 2008
News Release
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- Before considering new construction and repairs of flood-damaged property, Arkansas residents are urged to consult local building officials to obtain the necessary permits.
April 29, 2008
News Release
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- The Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Baxter County will transition to a U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Disaster Loan Outreach Center (DLOC) Thursday, May 1, federal and state disaster officials announced today. The DLOC will be open Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., Saturday 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., closed Sunday at the following location: Baxter County Norfork City Hall 49 City Hall Circle Norfork, AR? 72658

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