News Releases for Arkansas Severe Storms and Tornadoes (DR-1834)

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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...
Wednesday, July 1, 2009 - 00:00
LITTLE ROCK, Ark.-- Federal funding for emergency housing, other needs assistance, low interest disaster loans and eligible public assistance now totals $5,725,055. This is assistance approved to...
Friday, June 12, 2009 - 00:00
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- More than $3.3 million in emergency housing, other needs assistance, and low interest disaster loans have been approved for Arkansas residents in the four Individual Assistance...
Thursday, June 11, 2009 - 00:00
LITTLE ROCK, Ark -Just two weeks remain before the June 26 deadline to register for assistance for Arkansans affected by the severe storms and tornadoes that occurred on April 9. Officials with the...
Friday, June 5, 2009 - 00:00
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- More than $3 million in emergency housing, other needs assistance, and low interest disaster loans have been approved for Arkansas residents in the four Individual Assistance...
Friday, May 29, 2009 - 00:00
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- More than $2.3 million in disaster aid has been approved for residents in Ashley, Miller, Polk, and Sevier counties who are recovering from the severe storms and tornadoes of...
Wednesday, May 27, 2009 - 00:00
LITTLE ROCK, Ark -- With the Mena Disaster Recovery Center closing on Friday, the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) plans to continue to assist those with SBA needs as it transitions to a...
Tuesday, May 26, 2009 - 00:00
LITTLE ROCK, Ark.  -- The Arkansas Department of Emergency Management and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announce the closing of the Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Mena on May 29,...
Tuesday, May 26, 2009 - 00:00
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. --Arkansans in Ashley, Miller, Polk and Sevier counties who were affected by the April 9 severe storms and tornadoes have only one month left to register with the Federal Emergency...
Friday, May 22, 2009 - 00:00
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- State and federal officials announce that more than $1.7 million in disaster aid has been approved for residents in Ashley, Miller, Polk, and Sevier counties who are recovering...
Thursday, May 21, 2009 - 00:00
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- Typically when disaster strikes, the first reaction is to address personal and family safety issues, followed by a concern for material losses. Fortunately, there are mechanisms...
Thursday, May 21, 2009 - 00:00
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- State and federal officials want to remind those who have registered with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) that updating their disaster information can be done with...
Wednesday, May 20, 2009 - 00:00
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- Following the severe storms and tornadoes of April 9, the immediate focus was on the life-sustaining needs of those affected. As clean-up efforts progress, the focus shifts to...
Tuesday, May 19, 2009 - 00:00
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- Federal and state recovery officials encourage residents affected by the severe storms and tornadoes of April 9 to be cautious when removing storm debris from homes and roadways...
Monday, May 18, 2009 - 00:00
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- Even if they don't want a loan, Arkansans who have registered for state and Federal Emergency Management Agency disaster assistance are encouraged to complete and return their U...
Friday, May 15, 2009 - 00:00
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- State and federal officials announce that nearly a million dollars in disaster aid has been approved for residents in Ashley, Miller, Polk, and Sevier counties who are recovering...
Wednesday, May 13, 2009 - 00:00
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - In the aftermath of the severe storms and tornadoes of April 9, disaster-affected residents may find they need help with disaster-related legal issues. Free legal advice and...
Tuesday, May 12, 2009 - 00:00
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- State and federal officials caution those whose homes were damaged from the severe storms and tornadoes of April 9 to be extremely careful when hiring contractors to clean and...
Tuesday, May 12, 2009 - 00:00
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- State and federal officials remind residents who were affected by the severe storms and tornadoes of April 9 that removing traffic-blocking and potentially harmful debris is a...
Tuesday, May 12, 2009 - 00:00
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- Rebuilding or repairing a home after the severe storms and tornadoes of April 9 can be an overwhelming task. But with the right information, homeowners can build back in a way...

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