Arkansas Severe Storms, Tornadoes, And Associated Flooding (DR-1975)

Incident period: April 14, 2011 to June 3, 2011
Major Disaster Declaration declared on May 2, 2011

Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases

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. -- 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
News Release
LITTLE ROCK, Ark.  -- Disaster survivors in Garland, Faulkner and Pulaski counties have until Friday evening to visit with recovery specialists from the state and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), as their Disaster Recovery Centers will transition to Disaster Loan Outreach Centers (DLOCs) for the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA).
May 26, 2011
News Release
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- Disaster survivors in Phillips County can meet face to face with state and federal recovery specialists at a Disaster Recovery Center opening at Phillips Community College-University of Arkansas in the Helena-West Helena campus on Tuesday, May 31.
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.
May 26, 2011
Updates
  LOCAL AND STATE DISASTER RESPONDERS WORKING DILIGENTLYAs Arkansas has responded to recent disasters, we have seen the dedication and hard work of many disaster responders shine. Arkansans can be proud of their local and state responders for an exceptional job. The job isn’t over and we’re working with local governments to ensure they have all the tools and resources they need to continue to protect life and property. City, County, State and Federal government officials have been working diligently since mid-April to keep Arkansans safe.

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