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March 24, 2010
News Release
NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- Only five days remain until the March 29 deadline for Arkansas state and local agencies and certain private non-profit organizations in Pulaski County  that may be eligible for federal disaster assistance to submit Request for Public Assistance (RPA) forms to the Arkansas Department of Emergency Management (ADEM).
March 22, 2010
News Release
NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- The Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is sponsoring a campaign to educate consumers about floods and flood insurance.  The nationwide FloodSmart consumer campaign seeks to educate homeowners on protecting their homes and property from flooding, and on the need to understand that homeowners insurance will not cover damage from floods. 
March 8, 2010
News Release
NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- Even if you don’t live near water your home still has a chance of being flooded. In fact, 25 to 30 percent of flood insurance claims are paid in low risk areas. But the good news is a Preferred Risk Policy provides flood protection for properties outside of high-risk areas at substantially lower premiums.
March 3, 2010
News Release
NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has revised the flood maps for many areas of Arkansas. Pulaski County Flood Insurance Rate maps are in the appeal period and will be released at a future date. The revised maps will allow community planners, engineers, builders and others to make important determinations about where and how new structures and developments should be built.
March 3, 2010
News Release
NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- Only five days remain until the March 8 deadline for Arkansas state and local agencies and certain private non-profit organizations that may be eligible for federal disaster assistance to submit a Request for Public Assistance (RPA) form to the Arkansas Department of Emergency Management (ADEM).
March 1, 2010
News Release
NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has amended the list of 24 Arkansas counties eligible to receive federal funding for the severe storms and flooding during the period of Dec. 23 to Jan. 2, to include Pulaski County.
February 24, 2010
News Release
NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- “Public Assistance (PA) helps to strengthen communities that do not have the means or resources to bounce back quickly from a natural disaster,” according to Richard Griffin, state coordinating officer. “It reimburses local governments for costs they’ve had to expend because of a disaster and it allows them to plan for rebuilding with prevention in mind.”
February 22, 2010
News Release
NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- Recovery from the Arkansas severe storms and flooding won't be complete until state and local officials consider how to help prevent or to minimize losses in a future disaster. The Arkansas Department of Emergency Management Agency (ADEM) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) offer mitigation assistance through a variety of programs.
February 12, 2010
News Release
NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- Public Assistance (PA) applicant briefings for city and county officials, state agencies and certain private non-profit organizations in 24 Arkansas counties have been set according to federal and state officials. The Arkansas Department of Emergency Management (ADEM) will explain the application process that community and state officials will follow to receive disaster assistance for emergency and permanent repair work to infrastructure in the wake of recent severe storms and flooding of Dec. 23, 2009 to Jan 2, 2010. 
February 11, 2010
News Release
NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- Damages from severe storms and flooding left their mark on 24 Arkansas counties hit during the period Dec. 23, 2009 to Jan. 2, 2010 making them eligible to receive federal funding for repairs.  The storms and flooding left damages to bridges, highways, public buildings, parks, hospitals and water treatment plants – not to mention a trail of debris and potentially disrupted communications and emergency services.

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