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July 19, 2011
News Release
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- Are you a disaster survivor in Franklin or Johnson County wondering how to reach the road to recovery faster? The Arkansas Department of Emergency Management and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) might be able to help. Here are some tips to help you determine the forms of assistance available as a result of the July 8 presidential disaster declaration and, even more important, how you may qualify for aid:
July 18, 2011
News Release
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- State and federal assistance for two active disaster recovery missions in Arkansas has almost reached $34 million, according to the Arkansas Department of Emergency Management and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).
July 15, 2011
News Release
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- Less than a week after a presidential disaster declaration made assistance available in Franklin and Johnson counties, more than $650,000 in state and federal funds has been approved to help eligible survivors get back on their feet.
July 14, 2011
Disaster Federal Register Notice
July 14, 2011
News Release
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- Just 15 hours after last week's disaster declaration for Franklin and Johnson counties, teams of Community Relations professionals started going door to door in affected areas. The mission of these Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) teams? To reach as many storm survivors as possible, help them register, direct them to disaster centers in the area, and tell them about FEMA programs.
July 13, 2011
News Release
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - Franklin and Johnson county disaster survivors have continuing opportunities to meet with state and federal specialists at Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) in their counties. 
July 12, 2011
News Release
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- State and federal officials have an important message for homeowners, renters and business owners in Franklin and Johnson counties: Complete your U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) loan application -- Discarding it could be like throwing away money! On Friday, President Obama issued a major disaster declaration, making Individual Assistance available to eligible homeowners, renters and business owners in Franklin and Johnson Counties.
July 10, 2011
News Release
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- Housing inspectors from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) have started visiting disaster-damaged homes in Franklin and Johnson counties as an early step in rushing assistance to eligible survivors. On Friday, President Barack Obama issued a major disaster declaration for Franklin and Johnson counties for the May 24-26 storms, tornadoes and flooding. The declaration makes state and federal aid available to eligible homeowners, renters and business owners under FEMA's Individual Assistance program.
July 8, 2011
News Release
Following is a summary of key federal disaster aid programs that can be made available as needed and warranted under President Obama’s major disaster declaration issued for Arkansas. Assistance for Affected Individuals and Families Can Include as Required:
July 8, 2011
News Release
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- Arkansans in Franklin and Johnson counties who sustained property damage as a result of the storms, tornadoes and flooding of May 24-26 are urged to register with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), as they may be eligible for grants, loans or other help.

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