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January 19, 2001
Little Rock, AR -- The following is a summary of ongoing response and recovery efforts as of the close of business, Thursday, January 18, 2001: FEMA has received 24,852 individual applications for...
January 19, 2001
Little Rock, AR -- While Arkansans are still busy recovering from the December ice storms, Sunday, Jan. 21, will mark the second anniversary of the string of deadly tornadoes that hit Arkansas in...
January 18, 2001
Little Rock, AR -- Arkansans who need legal help after the December ice storms can now receive free legal counseling. As part of the disaster recovery effort, the Federal Emergency Management Agency...
January 18, 2001
Texarkana, TX -- Texas residents in Bowie, Cass, and Red River counties who temporarily lost jobs because of the severe winter storms and who do not qualify for regular state unemployment benefits...
January 18, 2001
Little Rock, AR -- When awarding debris contracts, local governments need to be aware that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Arkansas Department of Emergency Management (ADEM) do...
January 17, 2001
Little Rock, AR -- Ice-storm victims in Arkansas may continue to visit Disaster Recovery Centers and meet with representatives of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), Arkansas Department...
January 17, 2001
Oklahoma City, OK -- State and federal disaster recovery officials advise Oklahoma's residents to be extremely careful when hiring contractors to clean and repair disaster damage to their homes and...
January 16, 2001
Texarkana, TX--Persons and communities in Bowie, Cass, and Red River Counties that sustained losses as a result of winter storms beginning Dec. 12, 2000, and continuing, may find help through a...
January 15, 2001
Little Rock, AR -- Disaster assistance for individuals, families and businesses in the declared counties in Arkansas now exceeds $1.7 million, state and federal recovery officials said today. More...
January 15, 2001
Oklahoma City, OK -- Within four days of the Presidential declaration for disaster aid to 39 Oklahoman counties, checks for disaster housing assistance were mailed to some of the victims of the...
January 15, 2001
Little Rock, AR -- With a forecast threatening more freezing rain for areas of Arkansas, and with two months of winter left to go, it's a good idea to prepare both your home and family for whatever...
January 12, 2001
Oklahoma City, OK -- Damage inspectors are now in the field verifying the nature and extent of the damage suffered by those who have applied for federal and state disaster aid as a result of the...
January 12, 2001
Washington, DC -- The head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today that federal disaster aid has been made available to help communities in six northwest Louisiana parishes...
January 12, 2001
Oklahoma City, OK -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) disaster Teleregistration line has experienced extremely heavy call volume this week, due to multiple disaster declarations in...
January 11, 2001
Little Rock, AR -- Eight counties have been added to the list of Arkansas counties eligible for federal disaster assistance following ice storms beginning Dec. 12, officials of the Federal Emergency...
January 11, 2001
Little Rock, AR -- Local government officials can learn about federal and state disaster recovery help during a series of briefings being conducted across the state. These meetings are to discuss...
January 11, 2001
Little Rock, AR -- Arkansas winter ice storm victims are urged to complete and submit their U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) loan applications. "There is help available for those who need it...
January 11, 2001
Little Rock, AR -- The President today made additional assistance available for the Arkansas ice storm recovery by ordering an increase in the federal share of funding for debris removal. Funding...
January 11, 2001
Little Rock, AR -- As people rebuild from December ice storms, many storm victims will seek contractors to help in the process. Most contractors are reputable, hard-working individuals. Some people...
January 11, 2001
Little Rock, AR -- Many inspectors are now in the field verifying damages to homes and businesses caused by the ice storms that began Dec. 12. Disaster recovery officials advise applicants to ask...

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