Arkansas Severe Storms and Tornadoes (DR-1834)

Incident period: April 9, 2009
Major Disaster Declaration declared on April 27, 2009

Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases

May 2, 2009
News Release
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- Residents affected by the severe storms and tornadoes of April 9 and registered for federal disaster assistance may be waiting to have their homes inspected by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) or other loss verifiers.
May 1, 2009
News Release
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- The Arkansas Department of Emergency Management, (ADEM), the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) announce the opening of a Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Miller County on Monday, May 4 at noon. The location of the Miller County DRC will be: Doddridge Community CenterHwy 160Doddridge, AR  71834
May 1, 2009
News Release
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- Disaster assistance often provides benefits not offered by insurance. That is why Arkansas residents affected by the severe storms and tornadoes of April 9 are urged by the Arkansas Department of Emergency Management (ADEM) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to apply for assistance even if they have insurance.
April 29, 2009
News Release
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- It is important to know that if you suffered damages and losses from the severe storms and tornadoes of April 9 and registered with a voluntary agency for assistance, it does not register you with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).
April 29, 2009
News Release
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announces that Public Assistance disaster aid, for state and local governments, has been added (under the presidential declaration of April 27) to include the disaster-affected counties of Ashley, Howard, Miller, Polk, and Sevier.
April 28, 2009
News Release
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- State and federal officials encourage Arkansas residents, living in Miller, Polk, and Sevier counties, with losses and damages from the April 9 severe storms and tornadoes to call and register with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) at 1-800-621-FEMA (3362) as soon as possible. People with hearing or speech impairments may call (TTY) 800-462-7585. The toll-free registration numbers are available from 8 a.m. to midnight, daily. Also, online registration is available 24 hours a day at www.fema.gov.

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How to Apply for Assistance

» Apply Online
» Call 1-800-621-FEMA (3362) / 1-800-462-7585 (TTY)

» What is Disaster Assistance
» Individual Assistance
» Hazard Mitigation


Preliminary Damage Assessment

  • Arkansas, FEMA-1834-DR (PDF 22KB)
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