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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 -- 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 -- 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 -- 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...
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 10, 2001
Little Rock, AR -- A special toll-free phone number has been set up by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and Arkansas Department of Emergency Management (ADEM) for individuals who have...
January 10, 2001
Little Rock, AR -- More than $250,000 in disaster assistance has just been approved for Scott County by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for damages caused by ice storms beginning Dec...
January 10, 2001
Little Rock, AR -- Nine 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 9, 2001
Little Rock, AR -- Funding that will enable local governments to provide long-term solutions to repetitive damages caused by natural hazards has been added to the Presidential major disaster...
January 9, 2001
Little Rock, AR -- Arkansans experiencing the December ice storms may have feelings of grief, depression or anger. Two ways to obtain help dealing with these emotions are through the American Red...
January 9, 2001
Little Rock, AR -- More than 10,000 people affected by the recent ice storms have registered for assistance by calling FEMA's toll-free number, according to Joe D. Bray, Federal Emergency Management...
January 9, 2001
Oklahoma City, OK -- On Dec.28, 2000 President Clinton designated Oklahoma eligible for federal emergency funds to reimburse state, tribal and local governments, as well as certain private non...
January 9, 2001
Oklahoma City, OK -- To further help individuals and businesses affected by the severe winter storms that began Christmas Eve, the Oklahoma Department of Civil Emergency Management (ODCEM) and...
January 8, 2001
Oklahoma City, OK -- Appling for disaster assistance is easy to do said Federal Emergency Management Agency's C. Michel Butler, federal coordinating officer for disaster recovery in Oklahoma. The...
January 8, 2001
Washington, DC -- The head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today that federal disaster aid has been made available to help families and businesses in three north Texas...
January 8, 2001
Little Rock, AR -- While electrical utilities are responsible for bringing power to the meter, they are not responsible for maintenance of customer-owned equipment, such as meter loops. However,...
January 8, 2001
Little Rock, AR -- Many Arkansas farmers have experienced die-offs among their herds during the severe ice storms that hit the state in December. The new number to call for guidelines on disposal is...

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