Little Rock, AR -- Eight additional Arkansas counties are now included in the Major Disaster Declaration for Public Assistance to governments and certain nonprofits to help with recovery from the February 14 flooding. This brings the total number of counties included in the declaration to 21.
The newly added counties are Cleveland, Conway, Craighead, Dallas, Lafayette, Newton, Ouachita and Polk.
All 21 counties are eligible for reimbursement of expenses incurred for:
- Emergency protective measures,
- Debris removal and
- Repair or replacement to public infrastructure such as roads, bridges and utilities.
Other counties included in the initial declaration are: Bradley, Clark, Columbia, Drew, Franklin, Hempstead, Hot Spring, Lincoln, Miller, Nevada, Prairie, Union and White.