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January 22, 2001
Texarkana, TX -- The Texas counties of Briscoe, Crosby, Floyd, Nacogdoches, San Augustine and Shelby, have been added to the list of jurisdictions that will receive assistance with debris removal and...
January 22, 2001
Texarkana, TX -- Texans in Bowie, Cass, Lamar and Red River counties who suffered storm damage during the severe winter storms between Dec. 12 and Jan. 15 can save time when they come to the Disaster...
January 22, 2001
Little Rock, AR -- As communities recover from the devastating ice storms of December, they face staggering costs that threaten to stretch some budgets to the breaking point. To help Arkansans on the...
January 22, 2001
Little Rock, AR -- Four additional Arkansas counties are now included in the Major Disaster Declaration for assistance to governments and certain nonprofits to help with recovery from the December...
January 22, 2001
Texarkana, TX -- Texans who have already applied for disaster assistance and require additional information about available programs or wish to check the status of their applications can call the...
January 22, 2001
Texarkana, TX -- A Disaster Recovery Center will be open for four days, beginning Wednesday, Jan. 24, in Cass County to provide information about help available to residents and businesses with...
January 21, 2001
Little Rock, AR -- Nobody knows the ins and outs of restoring power systems better than the members of Bicentennial Volunteers Inc. (BVI). Members of BVI are former Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA)...
January 19, 2001
Oklahoma City, OK -- Thirty--nine Oklahoma counties will now be eligible for the full complement of federal assistance to eligible local and state governments, tribal nations and certain private non...
January 19, 2001
Texarkana, TX -- An additional 28 Texas counties have been added to the list of jurisdictions eligible for funding for debris removal and other forms of public assistance, federal and state disaster...
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
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 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 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 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 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 -- 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 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 -- 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...

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