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

June 10, 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 Monday, June 13. 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. 
June 10, 2011
News Release
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- More than $23 million in state and federal disaster aid is racing toward thousands of eligible individuals and families in Arkansas, state and federal officials said Friday. Arkansans are rebuilding following a presidential disaster declaration on May 2, and the Arkansas Department of Emergency Management and Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) are striving to help eligible Arkansans recover.
June 10, 2011
Updates
  ONE MONTH LATER — SO MUCH DONE, BUT PLENTY LEFT TO DOOver a month after FEMA’s arrival in Arkansas following the devastating spring storms and tornadoes, state and federal agencies have rushed over $22 million in assistance to families and communities. While much assistance has come quickly, we still have so much more to do before we, and the people of Arkansas, can consider our mission complete.
June 9, 2011
News Release
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- Arkansans helping Arkansans - that was standard practice long before the spring storms, tornadoes and flooding struck the state. Now Arkansas business leaders are putting a new twist on neighborly help. Dozens are spreading the word of disaster assistance programs available to survivors, and their efforts may help thousands of their customers link up to the disaster assistance network or find a recovery center in their area.
June 9, 2011
News Release
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- To continue serving Arkansans affected by the spring storms, tornadoes and flooding in the Crittenden County area, a U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Disaster Loan Outreach Center (DLOC) will open Monday, June 13 in Marion. SBA representatives at the DLOC will answer questions and assist survivors with applications for low-interest disaster loans. The establishment of a DLOC demonstrates the SBA's commitment to ensuring that all qualified individuals, nonprofit organizations and businesses receive the help they need to recover from the disaster.
June 9, 2011
News Release
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- A Disaster Assistance Center will be open the next two Saturdays in Boone County to connect disaster survivors with federal specialists who can help them start their recoveries. The Disaster Assistance Center (DAC) will operate in the Boone County Office of Emergency Management, 400 E. Prospect, Harrison, AR 72601. Hours both days are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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