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Alabama Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-Line Winds, and Flooding (DR-4052)

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Incident period: January 22, 2012 to January 23, 2012
Major Disaster Declaration declared on February 01, 2012


March 29, 2012 - News Release

ATLANTA, Ga. -- Alabamians who sustained damage from the January 22-23 storms have less than a week left to register for assistance through the Federal Emergency Management Agency. The deadline is Monday, April 2, according to officials with FEMA and the Alabama Emergency Management Agency. “As recovery continues we want all residents of Chilton, Jefferson and Perry County who were impacted to make sure they keep their options open and get the assistance for which they are eligible,” said AEMA Director Art Faulkner.     

March 2, 2012 - News Release

PELHAM, Ala. -- Nearly six weeks after tornadoes struck Alabama, more than $2.5 million in state and federal aid has been approved to help those affected by the storms. More than 1,400 survivors have contacted the Federal Emergency Management Agency for help or information regarding disaster assistance. Many people are seeking housing assistance from FEMA because their primary homes have been damaged or destroyed.

February 29, 2012 - News Release

PELHAM, Ala. -- Jan. 22-23 tornado survivors have until Thursday, March 1, to visit the disaster loan outreach centers in Center Point and Pinson. U.S. Small Business Administration specialists are there to help survivors of the Jan. 22-23 tornadoes apply for low-interest disaster loans for rebuilding, replacing or repairing their personal property. Survivors who need services in any of the three counties impacted - Chilton, Jefferson and Perry -should visit the centers by Thursday, March 1, before 6 p.m.

Geographic Information

Map of declared counties for [Alabama Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-Line Winds, and Flooding (DR-4052)]

Financial Assistance

Individual Assistance - Dollars Approved

Individuals & Household Program (IHP): Provides money and services to people in Presidentially declared disaster areas.

Housing Assistance (HA): Provides assistance for disaster-related housing needs.

Other Needs Assistance (ONA): Provides assistance for other disaster-related needs, such as furnishings, transportation, and medical.

Total Individual Assistance (IA) - Applications Approved: Total Individual & Households Program - Dollars Approved* Total Housing Assistance - Dollars Approved* Total Other Needs Assistance - Dollars Approved*
Total Amount 266 $942,962.56 $772,152.24 $170,810.32
Last Updated: Wednesday, November 25, 2015 - 02:16 (Updated daily)

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Related Links

Preliminary Damage Assessment

  • Alabama, FEMA-4052-DR (PDF 18KB)