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 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 25, 2011
News Release
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- Arkansas renters who lost their homes or personal property as a result of storms, tornadoes and flooding that began in late April may be eligible for disaster-related assistance from the Arkansas Department of Emergency Management (ADEM), the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and other agencies.
May 23, 2011
News Release
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- More than 30 Little Rock-area residents will get the opportunity to assist with Arkansas' disaster recovery while building their professional skills and drawing a good paycheck.? Those Arkansans will be given short-term jobs as local hires of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).?
May 23, 2011
News Release
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- Disaster survivors in Prairie County can meet face to face with state and federal recovery specialists at a Disaster Recovery Center opening in Hazen at the Prairie County Fairgrounds on Tuesday, May 24. Specialists from the state of Arkansas, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), U.S. Small Business Administration and other agencies will all be on hand to answer questions and provide information on the types of assistance available to survivors. They also will have brochures and other written materials on disaster recovery.
May 21, 2011
News Release
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- With more than $10.1 million in Individual Assistance grants already on its way as of Saturday to Arkansans affected by the recent disaster, officials from the state and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) have an important message to recipients: Spend your assistance money wisely.
May 20, 2011
News Release
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- Disaster survivors in the Arkansas counties of Clay, Greene, Lawrence and Randolph can meet face to face with state and federal recovery specialists at a Disaster Recovery Center opening in Pocahontas on Monday, May 23. Specialists from the state of Arkansas, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), U.S. Small Business Administration and other agencies will all be on hand to answer questions and provide information on the types of assistance available to survivors. They also have brochures and other written materials on disaster recovery.

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