News Releases for Arkansas Severe Storms, Tornadoes, And Associated Flooding (DR-1975)

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Wednesday, August 31, 2011 - 00:00
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- In the months since flooding devastated much of northern and eastern Arkansas, flood insurance policy sales in the state have increased by more than 5 percent, and six...
Tuesday, August 16, 2011 - 00:00
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- Avondale Elementary School in West Memphis will receive more than $1 million to help build a community safe room designed to save lives during tornadoes and other severe weather...
Monday, August 8, 2011 - 00:00
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- Even a little planning can help folks keep their cool in a disaster. One of the best time investments a family can make is planning for disasters and holding emergency drills,...
Monday, August 1, 2011 - 00:00
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- State and federal assistance for two active disaster recovery missions in Arkansas has reached $36.5 million, according to the Arkansas Department of Emergency Management (ADEM)...
Friday, July 29, 2011 - 00:00
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- Time is running out for registering with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) if you sustained damage in the storms, tornadoes and floods that hit Arkansas from April...
Thursday, July 28, 2011 - 00:00
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- The recent flooding in Arkansas has underscored a painful truth: flooding can occur anywhere, at any time. And with hurricane season already under way, Arkansas could be at risk...
Tuesday, July 26, 2011 - 00:00
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- In Arkansas neighborhoods hit hard by back-to-back storms, tornadoes and floods this spring, state and federal Individual Assistance grants and loans are helping eligible...
Monday, July 25, 2011 - 00:00
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- The state and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) have provided more than $35 million in assistance to Arkansans who suffered losses during the April 14-June 3 storms...
Friday, July 22, 2011 - 00:00
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- If you sustained damage in the storms, tornadoes and floods that hit Arkansas from April 14 to June 3, circle August 1 on your calendar. That's the deadline for residents in the...
Thursday, July 21, 2011 - 00:00
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- After a disaster hits, businesses need help too, either with recovery or with preparations to better withstand the next disaster. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)...
Wednesday, July 20, 2011 - 00:00
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- You have to register for everything, from dating sites to auto clubs. If you confuse the two, you won't get the results you're hoping for. It's the same with disaster assistance...
Tuesday, July 19, 2011 - 00:00
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- Specialists on building techniques will be available July 21 to 23 in Montgomery County and July 25-27 in Johnson County to answer questions on repairing damaged homes. The...
Monday, July 18, 2011 - 00:00
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- State and federal assistance for two active disaster recovery missions in Arkansas has almost reached $34 million, according to the Arkansas Department of Emergency Management...
Friday, July 15, 2011 - 00:00
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- Arkansans stricken by the storms, tornadoes and floods that rolled through the state from April 14 to June 3 should take note that they've got only two weeks left to register for...
Thursday, July 14, 2011 - 00:00
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- Just 15 hours after last week's disaster declaration for Franklin and Johnson counties, teams of Community Relations professionals started going door to door in affected areas....
Wednesday, July 13, 2011 - 00:00
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- Homeowners who want to learn more about protecting their homes from future disaster damage will be able to question specialists with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA...
Tuesday, July 12, 2011 - 00:00
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has awarded more than $1 million to the state of Arkansas for construction of a tornado safe room at Vilonia High School in...
Monday, July 11, 2011 - 00:00
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- Disaster recovery takes a whole community.  With this in mind, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and its state and federal partners are reaching out to Arkansas...
Friday, July 8, 2011 - 00:00
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- When it comes to family disaster preparation, a little goes a long way - especially if you do it well. Although planning for disasters and holding drills is one of the best time...
Wednesday, July 6, 2011 - 00:00
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- Mitigation specialists with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will be available at seven locations in Arkansas beginning July 7 to advise homeowners rebuilding after...

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