News Releases for Arkansas Severe Winter Storm (DR-1819)

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Wednesday, August 12, 2009 - 00:00
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today the implementation of a new website that provides the general public, the media, county, state and federal...
Friday, June 19, 2009 - 00:00
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- As of Friday, June 19, 2009, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has obligated more than $129.5 million to the state of Arkansas for eligible public assistance...
Monday, May 11, 2009 - 00:00
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has obligated nearly $35 million to the state of Arkansas for 375 eligible public assistance projects to date. This funding...
Monday, March 30, 2009 - 00:00
NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- Destructive flooding regularly occurs in Arkansas; only one percent of the state's residents and businesses have flood insurance. Some may not be purchasing insurance due...
Monday, March 23, 2009 - 00:00
NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - Flooding and Arkansas, unfortunately, seem to go hand-in-hand. Of the State's past 33 Presidential disaster declarations, 22 have involved a flood...that's two out of every...
Monday, March 16, 2009 - 00:00
NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- Severe weather forecasts are issued year-round for weather conditions in Arkansas. There are no specific seasons, either. Flooding and tornadoes can - and do - occur all 12...
Friday, February 27, 2009 - 00:00
NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- Help is just one free phone call away for Arkansans with serious unmet needs as a result of the disastrous ice storm that struck last  month. A call to this easy-to-...
Tuesday, February 24, 2009 - 00:00
NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Arkansas Department of Emergency Management (ADEM) announced today that Pope County is now eligible for disaster...
Saturday, February 14, 2009 - 00:00
NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- Watch out for people who try to scam you, warn the Arkansas Department of Emergency Management (ADEM) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). "Be alert to...
Friday, February 13, 2009 - 00:00
NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark.-- Across the northern half of Arkansas, the storm that struck the last week of January weighed down electrical lines with a thick coat of ice. The damage left more than 315,...
Wednesday, February 11, 2009 - 00:00
NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Arkansas Department of Emergency Management announced today that six additional counties are now eligible for...
Monday, February 9, 2009 - 00:00
North Little Rock, Ark. -- Many Arkansans are faced now with cleaning up debris from the recent severe winter storms. State and federal specialists have some suggestions that may help. Municipal,...
Sunday, February 8, 2009 - 00:00
NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- Beginning on Monday, the Arkansas Department of Emergency Management (ADEM) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will be assessing damages sustained by...
Friday, February 6, 2009 - 00:00
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 the State...
Friday, February 6, 2009 - 00:00
NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- Additional federal assistance has been authorized to help speed the state of Arkansas' recovery from damage caused by the recent severe ice storms. Today President Obama...
Friday, February 6, 2009 - 00:00
Following is a summary of key federal disaster aid programs that can be made available as needed and warranted under President Obama's major disaster declaration issued for Arkansas. Assistance for...
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