SPRINGDALE, Ark. -- The Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has obligated $5.33 million as the federal share of the cost of repairs to public property in 14 Arkansas counties damaged by severe storms, flooding and landslides that began on April 19 and continued through May 7. These obligations cover 388 repair projects in the designated counties, including seven repair projects in Devil’s Den State Park. Funds for repairs to the dam at Devil’s Den State Park are pending approval.
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SPRINGDALE, Ark. -- The head of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today that Independence County had been added to the list of Arkansas counties eligible for federal funding to help pay for damage to infrastructure from severe storms, flooding and landslides that began on April 19.
SPRINGDALE, Ark. -- Arkansans in designated counties who suffered damage to their primary residence from flooding that soaked the state from April 19 through May 7 have until Monday, May 24 to apply for assistance through the Governor's Disaster Fund. As of Tuesday, May 18, 86 people had applied to ADEM for state assistance.
SPRINGDALE, Ark. -- Arkansans in 18 counties with uninsured losses to their primary residences due to flooding and severe storms in April may be eligible for State disaster recovery services. Counties declared disasters by Governor Mike Huckabee include: Baxter, Boone, Carroll, Crawford, Franklin, Independence, Izard, Jackson, Johnson, Madison, Marion, Newton, Randolph, Scott, Searcy, Stone, Washington, and Woodruff. Arkansas is one of few states with a Governor’s Disaster Fund, designed to help individuals when federal assistance is not available.
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The head of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today that federal disaster funds have been made available for Arkansas to help communities recover from the effects of recent floods that struck the northern and central parts of the state.