Arkansas Severe Winter Storm (DR-1819)

Incident period: January 26, 2009 to January 30, 2009
Major Disaster Declaration declared on February 6, 2009

Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases

February 8, 2009
News Release
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 homeowners and renters from the recent Arkansas winter storms. Gov. Mike Beebe asked for the survey to aid in determining whether the state should request additional federal disaster aid.
February 6, 2009
News Release
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 the State and Affected Local Governments Can Include as Required:
February 6, 2009
News Release
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 of Arkansas and ordered Federal aid to supplement State and local recovery efforts in the area struck by a severe winter storm beginning on January 26, 2009, and continuing.
February 6, 2009
News Release
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 signed a disaster declaration authorizing the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to provide federal help for 23 counties. Gov. Mike Beebe submitted a request for the additional aid on Feb. 3.

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Preliminary Damage Assessment

  • Arkansas, FEMA-1819-DR (PDF 26KB)
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