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 17, 2011
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- Recovery specialists are offering some sound advice for Arkansans whose homes and property were hit by disaster-related flooding: Protect your family's health and your own by treating or discarding mold- and mildew-infected items. Health officials urge those who find mold to act fast. Cleaning mold quickly and properly is essential for a healthy home, especially for people who suffer from allergies and asthma, said specialists from the Arkansas Department of Emergency Management (ADEM) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).
May 16, 2011
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - Pulaski County survivors of the recent storms, tornadoes and flooding can meet with state and federal disaster recovery specialists beginning Monday in Jacksonville. The state of Arkansas, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), U.S. Small Business Administration and other agencies all have representatives at the new Disaster Recovery Center. These professionals can answer questions and provide information on the types of assistance available to survivors. They also have brochures and other written materials on disaster recovery.
May 15, 2011
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- If you've registered for disaster assistance with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), staying in touch afterward is essential, say officials with the Arkansas Department of Emergency Management (ADEM) and FEMA.
May 14, 2011
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- As many Arkansans face the destruction caused by the recent storms, tornadoes and floods, state and federal emergency management officials are warning of a danger lurking around the corner: Scam artists could soon appear at your door attempting to take advantage of your vulnerability as a disaster survivor.
May 11, 2011
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – More than $4 million in state and federal assistance is on its way to eligible Arkansans, just nine days after a federal disaster declaration made assistance available in the wake of the recent storms and flooding, emergency management officials announced Tuesday.
May 10, 2011
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- Starting May 10, Arkansas disaster survivors can meet face to face with state and federal disaster assistance specialists at joint Disaster Recovery Centers opening in Garland and Faulkner counties. The locations of the centers and hours of operation are: Garland County Recovery Center: Apostolic Faith Tabernacle - Gymnasium 3217 Airport Road Pearcy, AR 71964 Faulkner County Recovery Center