Arkansas Severe Winter Storm (EM-3301)
Incident period: January 26, 2009 to January 30, 2009
Emergency Declaration declared on January 28, 2009
Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases
February 6, 2009
NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - During the past week, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has delivered emergency supplies to help the Arkansas Division of Emergency Management (ADEM) sustain residents affected by the recent severe ice storm. "Our mission is to work with the state of Arkansas to provide all the help we can within the parameters of the emergency declaration," said Federal Coordinating Officer Mike Moore, FEMA's lead official in Arkansas. "So far, FEMA has been able to meet the state's requests for life-sustaining help."
February 5, 2009
NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- As part of a major nationwide USDA-ordered recall of some peanut butter products suspected of being tainted, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Arkansas Department of Emergency Management (ADEM) have taken precautionary and pro-active measures to reduce any risk to storm-affected Arkansans.
January 29, 2009
Following is a summary of key federal disaster aid programs that can be made available as needed and warranted under President Obama's emergency declaration issued for Arkansas. "Emergency" is any occasion or instance in which the president determines that federal assistance is needed to supplement state and local efforts to save lives and protect property and public health and safety or to avert the threat of a catastrophe in any part of the United States.
January 29, 2009
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The head of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) today announced that Federal emergency aid has been made available for Arkansas to help Federal aid to help supplement state and local recovery efforts in the area struck by a severe winter storm during the period January 26, 2009, and continuing.