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Alabama Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding (DR-1908)

Incident period: April 24, 2010 to April 25, 2010
Major Disaster Declaration declared on May 03, 2010


June 16, 2010 - News Release

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. -- Since a line of severe storms and tornadoes swept through parts of Alabama in late April, officials from the Alabama Emergency Management Agency (AEMA), the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the U. S. Small Business Administration (SBA) have worked to assist victims of DeKalb, Marshall and Walker counties – all designated federal disaster areas. As of June 15, that effort has resulted in more than $4 million in approved federal funding to help individuals, families and businesses repair and restore their lives and property.

June 16, 2010 - News Release

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. -- Friday, July 2, is the deadline for people in DeKalb, Marshall and Walker counties who sustained damage from the late April severe storms and tornadoes to apply for Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) disaster assistance. Registration is required before assistance can be awarded.

June 11, 2010 - News Release

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. -- Alabama Emergency Management Agency (AEMA) and Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) officials have an important message for homeowners, renters and business owners in the three Alabama counties declared disaster areas due to the late April severe storms and tornadoes: Complete your U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) loan application – Discarding it could be like throwing away money! Disaster assistance is available to eligible residents in DeKalb, Marshall and Walker counties.

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 301 $1,549,737.37 $1,271,585.70 $278,151.67
Last Updated: Monday, May 23, 2016 - 02:03 (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 $7,358,685.38 $5,139,044.56 $2,016,055.82
Last Updated: Monday, May 23, 2016 - 07:50 (Updated daily)

Related Links

Preliminary Damage Assessment

  • Alabama, FEMA-1908-DR (PDF 23KB)