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 27, 2008
FEMA Experts in Sheridan and North Little Rock Area Stores to Offer Free Advice on Rebuilding Safer and Stronger
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:
May 24, 2008
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- People who are not U.S. citizens-but who are in the United States legally-may still be eligible for disaster aid according to officials from the Arkansas Department of Emergency Management (ADEM) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).
May 23, 2008
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- It is important to know that if you suffered damages and losses from the May 2 severe storms, flooding and tornadoes, and registered with any voluntary agency for assistance it does not register you with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).
May 23, 2008
Phillips And Arkansas Counties Added For Federal Individual Disaster Assistance And Arkansas County Added For Public Assistance (Infrastructure) For The May Storms
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. ? The Arkansas Department of Emergency Management (ADEM) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced that Individual Assistance (IA) is available for two additional counties and Public Assistance (PA) for one additional county under federal presidential declaration for the severe storms, flooding and tornadoes beginning on May 2, 2008.
May 22, 2008
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- State and federal officials encourage those who suffered losses and damages from the May 2 storms to call and register with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) at 1-800-621-FEMA (3362). People with hearing or speech impairments may call (TTY) 800-462-7585. The toll-free registration numbers are available from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday. Also, online registration is available at www.fema.gov.
May 22, 2008
The following is a summary of disaster assistance programs made available under President Bush?s major disaster declaration of May 20 for Arkansas severe storms, flooding and tornadoes of May 2. Assistance for affected individuals and families may include: