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Arkansas Severe Storms and Tornadoes (DR-1636)

Incident period: April 01, 2006 to April 03, 2006
Major Disaster Declaration declared on April 12, 2006

News

June 7, 2006 - News Release

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- More than $10,450,000 is on its way to qualified applicants in the seven Arkansas counties that received a federal disaster declaration on April 12, 2006. Individuals and business owners as well as governmental and qualified non-profit agencies in Conway, Cross, Fulton, Greene, Lawrence, Randolph and White counties applied for damages and losses caused by tornadoes and storms that affected their areas from April 1st to April 3rd.

May 26, 2006 - News Release

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- June 11th is the application deadline for Arkansans in the seven counties declared eligible for disaster assistance for damages and losses caused by the storms and tornadoes from April 1st through 3rd. Residents in Conway, Cross, Fulton, Greene, Lawrence, Randolph and White counties have only two weeks to apply for federal disaster assistance, officials with the Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Arkansas Department of Emergency Management (ADEM) said.

May 22, 2006 - News Release

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- Arkansans are encouraged to take steps now in order to mitigate possible earthquake property damage, officials from the Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Arkansas Department of Emergency Management (ADEM) announced today. Because of the activity level of the New Madrid Seismic Zone, the United States Geological Survey considers Arkansas as a state with a High Earthquake Risk. Due to the general unpredictability of earthquakes, it is best to stress the importance of planning ahead.

Financial Assistance

Individual Assistance - Dollars Approved

Individuals & Household Program (IHP): Provides money and services to people in Presidentially declared disaster areas.

Housing Assistance (HA): Provides assistance for disaster-related housing needs.

Other Needs Assistance (ONA): Provides assistance for other disaster-related needs, such as furnishings, transportation, and medical.

Total Individual Assistance (IA) - Applications Approved: Total Individual & Households Program - Dollars Approved* Total Housing Assistance - Dollars Approved* Total Other Needs Assistance - Dollars Approved*
Total Amount 346 $1,230,390.88 $755,400.93 $474,989.95
Last Updated: Sunday, May 1, 2016 - 05:08 (Updated daily)

Public Assistance - Dollars Approved

Public Assistance (PA): Disaster grant assistance available for communities to quickly respond to and recover from major disasters or emergencies declared by the President

Emergency Work (Categories A-B): Work that must be performed to reduce or eliminate an immediate threat to life, protect public health and safety, and to protect improved property that is significantly threatened due to disasters or emergencies declared by the President

Permanent Work (Categories C-G): Work that is required to restore a damaged facility, through repair or restoration, to its pre-disaster design, function, and capacity in accordance with applicable codes and standards

*Dollars Approved: Assistance dollars approved but not necessarily disbursed.

*Dollars Obligated: Funds made available to the State via electronic transfer following FEMA's final review and approval of Public Assistance projects.

Total Public Assistance Grants - Dollars Obligated* Emergency Work (Categories A-B) - Dollars Obligated* Permanent Work (Categories C-G) - Dollars Obligated*
Total Amount $2,286,579.47 $1,024,215.71 $1,181,259.24
Last Updated: Sunday, May 1, 2016 - 06:46 (Updated daily)

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