Disaster Recovery Centers Opening

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Release date: 
January 6, 2001
Release Number: 
1354-05

Little Rock, AR -- Ice-storm victims in Arkansas in the declared counties will be able to visit face-to-face with representatives of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), Arkansas Department of Emergency Management (ADEM) and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) specific questions about losses. These representatives will be in DRCs that begin opening Tuesday.

Before visiting a recovery center, individuals with ice-storm losses should call 1-800-462-9029 (TTY 1-800-462-7585) to register for assistance. FEMA, ADEM and SBA representatives will be at each center to answer questions about assistance programs, assist with SBA loan applications, check on the status of an application, and provide information about voluntary agencies that may be able to assist with needs not met by state or federal programs.

DRC location, dates and hours of operation are:

Miller County Texarkana
1107 Jefferson Ave.
9 a.m. until 6 p.m.
Jan. 9-10, Jan. 15-17
Jan. 9-10, Jan. 16-17
will open M-T-W
Pulaski County Little Rock
Adult Leisure Center
6401 W. 12th St.
9 a.m. until 6 p.m.
Jan. 9-10, Jan. 15-17
*If needed, third week
Sebastian County
Fort Smith

Sheriff's Training Room
800 South A St.
9 a.m. until 6 p.m.
Jefferson County
Pine Bluff

Pine Bluff Convention Ctr.
#1 Convention Center Plaza
9 a.m. until 6 p.m.
Jan. 9-10, Jan. 15-17
Hempstead County
Hope

Fair Park Community Ctr.
Jones St. off Hwy. 174
9 a.m. until 6 p.m.
Jan. 11-12, Jan. 18-19
Garland County
Hot Springs

Quapaw Tech College
200 Mid America Blvd.
9 a.m. until 6 p.m.
Jan. 11-12, Jan. 18-19
Polk County
Mena

Southside Fire Sta. #2
Tech College
1101 S. Mena St.
9 a.m. until 6 p.m.
Friday and Saturday
12 p.m. until 6 p.m.
Sunday
Jan. 12-14, Jan. 19-21
Clark County
Arkadelphia

Elkhorn Bank Com. Rm.
West Pine Branch
2500 W. Pine St.
9 a.m. until 6 p.m.
Friday and Saturday
12 p.m. until 6 p.m.
Sunday
Jan. 12-14, Jan. 19-21
Sevier County
De Queen

Cossatot
Hwy. 70 and Hwy. 399
9 a.m. until 6 p.m.
Saturday
12 p.m. until 6 p.m.
Sunday
Jan. 13-14, Jan. 20-21
Saline County
Benton

Saline County Office Emergency Mgmt.
102 S. Main, Level B
9 a.m. until 6 p.m. Saturday
12 p.m. until 6 p.m. Sunday
Jan. 13-14, Jan. 20-21
   

Assistance programs that may be available to eligible applicants include:

  • Disaster Housing Assistance, administered by FEMA, for individuals and families whose homes were destroyed or made unlivable as a result of the ice storms. The program provides funding for temporary accommodations or repairs needed to make a home safe, secure and livable.

  • Low-interest loans from SBA for homeowners, ren...
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July 16, 2012 - 18:46
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