Arkansas Severe Storms, Flooding, and Tornadoes (DR-1758)

Incident period: May 2, 2008 to May 12, 2008
Major Disaster Declaration declared on May 20, 2008

Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases

May 29, 2008
News Release
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- The Arkansas Department of Emergency Management and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announce the opening of a Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Van Buren County for those affected by the storms that began May 2. The center is at the following location: Damascus Town Hall 5 South Broadway Damascus, AR 72039 Open June 3 through June 14, 2008 Hours:? 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Saturday
May 29, 2008
News Release
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- The Arkansas Department of Emergency Management (ADEM) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announce the opening of a Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Lonoke County for those affected by the storms that began on May 2. The center is at the following location: Methodist Church Family Life Center 215 E. Third St. Carlisle, AR 72024 Open May 30 through June 13, 2008 Hours: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Saturday
May 29, 2008
News Release
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- The Arkansas Department of Emergency Management and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announce the opening of a Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Crittenden County for those affected by the storms that began May 2. The center is at the following location: High School Cafeteria 3105 Hwy. 64 Earle, AR 72331 Open May 30 through June 14, 2008 Hours:? 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Saturday
May 28, 2008
News Release
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- The Arkansas Department of Emergency Management (ADEM) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announce the opening of a Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Pulaski County for those affected by the storms that began May 2. The center is at the following location: 5204 W. Hensley Road Hensley, AR 72065 Open May 29 through June 21, 2008 Hours:? 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Saturday
May 28, 2008
News Release
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- Community Relations (CR) teams made up of state and Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) personnel are busy reaching out to those affected by the severe storms, flooding and tornadoes that began on May 2.
May 27, 2008
News Release
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- Rebuilding or repairing a home after flooding can be a daunting task. But with the right information, homeowners can build back in a way that reduces the likelihood of future damage. Mitigation specialists from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will be demonstrating building techniques and offering free professional advice in area building supply stores. The schedule is listed below:

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