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June 3, 2011
News Release
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - Disaster survivors in Randolph County have until Saturday evening to visit in person with state and federal recovery specialists at the Disaster Recovery Center in Pocahontas. Effective June 6, the center transitions to a U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Disaster Loan Outreach Center (DLOC).
June 2, 2011
News Release
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - In just one month, nearly $18 million in state and federal disaster funds have been awarded to eligible individuals and families to assist with their recovery. Arkansans have already begun to rebuild and repair following a presidential disaster declaration on May 2, Arkansas Department of Emergency Management and Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) officials said Thursday. In fact, the first disaster assistance grants reached some of the state's survivors weeks ago.
June 2, 2011
Disaster Federal Register Notice
June 1, 2011
News Release
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - If you received a letter from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) stating you're ineligible for disaster assistance, remember that your letter is the beginning, not the end, of a conversation between you and FEMA. Arkansans who have received notice from FEMA that they are not eligible for assistance related to the ongoing storms, tornadoes and flooding can ask the agency to revisit the decision. The letter contains information on how to submit requested documentation or file an appeal.
May 31, 2011
News Release
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- A simple click of your computer's mouse will get you to a website created specifically for ongoing disaster recovery operations in Arkansas, following devastating spring storms, flooding and tornadoes. 
May 27, 2011
Disaster Federal Register Notice
May 27, 2011
News Release
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) offers Arkansans a quick way to stay up to date on disaster recovery operations related to the spring storms, tornadoes and floods: Become a follower of FEMA Region 6 on Twitter at www.twitter.com/femaregion6.
May 27, 2011
News Release
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- Disaster survivors in eastern Arkansas will have several opportunities to meet with state and federal recovery specialists at Disaster Recovery Centers opening soon in three counties.
May 27, 2011
News Release
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- Federal disaster assistance has been extended again in Arkansas as a result of the storms, tornadoes and flooding that struck the state beginning April 23, the Arkansas Department of Emergency Management and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) said Friday. Four counties in eastern Arkansas join the 26 others around the state that have been designated for federal Individual Assistance under the presidential disaster declaration and subsequent amendments. The newly added counties are Arkansas, Lee, Poinsett and St. Francis.
May 26, 2011
Updates
  ARKANSAS RECOVERY TAKES A WHOLE COMMUNITYThe past few weeks have ushered in some of the most devastating weather events Arkansas has seen in recent history. The storms, tornadoes and floods that began April 23 severely damaged homes, businesses and public infrastructure in many parts of the state — and unfortunately the flooding continues today.

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