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 21, 2008
Ten Counties Eligible For Federal Individual Disaster Assistance And Six Eligible For Public Assistance (Infrastructure) For The May 2 Storms
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- The Arkansas Department of Emergency Management (ADEM) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced that Individual Assistance (IA), Public Assistance (PA) and the Hazard Mitigation Grant Programs are available under the May 20 federal presidential declaration for the Arkansas counties affected by the severe storms, flooding and tornadoes beginning on May 2, 2008.
May 20, 2008
Following is a summary of key federal disaster aid programs that can be made available as needed and warranted under President Bush's major disaster declaration. Assistance for Affected Individuals and Families Can Include as Required:
May 20, 2008
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The head of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security?s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) today announced that federal disaster aid has been made available for Arkansas to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the area struck by severe storms, flooding and tornadoes beginning on May 2, 2008 and continuing.