Arkansas Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding (DR-1845)

Incident period: April 27, 2009 to May 23, 2009
Major Disaster Declaration declared on June 16, 2009

Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases

August 12, 2009
News Release
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 officials with information about the three federally declared disasters that occurred in Arkansas earlier this year.
June 23, 2009
News Release
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- Disaster officials announce a series of public assistance (PA) applicant briefings to help those affected by the severe storms and flooding that began on April 27 and continuing to apply for federal disaster recovery assistance. These meetings are open to representatives of local, county and state governments as well as qualified private non-profit (PNP) organizations. These meetings are not for individuals or business owners with damages from these storms.
June 17, 2009
News Release
Little Rock, Ark.  -- Help is on the way for local and county governments in 37 Arkansas counties to address flood damages and losses that began on April 27 and continuing.  A Presidential declaration for public assistance was issued today to provide funding for damaged public facilities.  There is no declaration for losses to homeowners or renters.
June 16, 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 Arkansas and ordered federal aid to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the area struck by severe storms, tornadoes, and flooding beginning on April 27, 2009, and continuing.
Main Content

Preliminary Damage Assessment

  • Arkansas, FEMA-1845-DR (PDF 23KB)
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