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 7, 2011
News Release
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- Some Arkansans seeking federal disaster grants might question why they receive an application for a U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) loan after they've registered for assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). The word from the Arkansas Department of Emergency Management (ADEM), FEMA and the SBA is that it is extremely important that the SBA paperwork be completed and returned.
June 7, 2011
News Release
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- A Disaster Assistance Center will open for two successive Wednesdays on June 8 and June 15 in Woodruff  County to connect disaster survivors with federal specialists who can help them start their recoveries. The Disaster Assistance Center (DAC) will operate in the Woodruff County Courthouse, Second Floor Courtroom, 500 N. Third St., Augusta, AR 72006. Hours are 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.
June 7, 2011
News Release
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- To continue serving Arkansans affected by the spring storms, tornadoes and flooding in the Phillips County area, the state/federal Disaster Recovery Center in Helena is transitioning Wednesday to a U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Disaster Loan Outreach Center (DLOC).
June 6, 2011
News Release
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- Seven Disaster Assistance Centers (DACs) will open in the coming days in Arkansas counties to connect disaster survivors with state and federal specialists who can help them start their recoveries. At the centers, survivors can meet face to face with specialists from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). The staff can answer questions and provide information on the recovery process. 
June 4, 2011
News Release
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- Homeowners rebuilding after the spring storms and floods, or those planning for future emergencies, can receive valuable information from specialists with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) at several Arkansas locations beginning Saturday, June 4.
June 3, 2011
News Release
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- Eight more Arkansas counties have been designated for federal disaster assistance for infrastructure repairs needed as a result of the spring storms, tornadoes and flooding, the Arkansas Department of Emergency Management (ADEM) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) said Friday.

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