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Presidente Donald J. Trump aprueba declaración por desastre mayor para el estado de Arkansas

WASHINGTON — La Agencia Federal para el Manejo de Emergencias (FEMA, por sus siglas en inglés) anunció que asistencia federal por desastre está disponible para el estado de Arkansas para suplementar los esfuerzos de recuperación para el estado, tribus y gobiernos locales afectados por la enfermedad pandémica del Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) empezando el 20 de enero 2020, y continúa.

President Donald J. Trump Approves Major Disaster Declaration for State of Arkansas

WASHINGTON — FEMA announced that federal emergency aid has been made available for the state of Arkansas to supplement the state and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic beginning on January 20, 2019 and continuing.

Programas De Asistencia Federal Para El Estado De Arkansas

A continuación, un resumen de los programas federales de asistencia por desastre que podrían estar disponibles según se necesite y se amerite bajo la declaración de desastre del Presidente Donald J. Trump para estado de Arkansas.

La asistencia para los gobiernos estatales y locales elegibles puede incluir según se requiera:

El Presidente Donald J. Trump declara un desastre mayor para Arkansas

WASHINGTON – La Agencia Federal para el Manejo de Emergencias (FEMA, por sus siglas en inglés) anunció que asistencia federal por desastre está disponible para el estado de Arkansas para suplementar los esfuerzos de recuperación estatales y locales en el área afectada por tormentas severas, vientos en línea, tornados e inundaciones del 23 al 24 de junio de 2019.

Federal Aid Programs for The State Of Arkansas

Following is a summary of key federal disaster aid programs that can be made available as needed and warranted under President Donald J. Trump's disaster declaration issued for the state of Arkansas.

Assistance for State and Affected Local Governments Can Include as Required:

President Donald J. Trump Approves Major Disaster Declaration for Arkansas

WASHINGTON – FEMA announced that federal disaster assistance has been made available to the state of Arkansas to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by severe storms, straight-line winds, tornadoes, and flooding from June 23-24, 2019.

Get free advice on protecting your home from natural disasters

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Free hazard mitigation consultations are available from FEMA representatives by visiting local home improvement stores in Garland, Independence, Mississippi and Washington counties.

Mitigation advisers will be on hand at Home Depot in Fayetteville and Batesville, and Lowe’s in Hot Springs and Blytheville to answer questions about mitigation activities and protecting homes from future disaster-related damage. Topics will include flood insurance and elevating utilities, with most of the information geared toward do-it-yourself work and general contractors.

Deadline for Arkansans to register for federal assistance is midnight Aug. 7

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — One day remains for survivors to register for federal assistance for damages sustained in the Arkansas flooding that occurred from May 21 to June 14.

The deadline is Wednesday, Aug. 7, at midnight.

Registering with FEMA is easy, and there are multiple ways to do so before the Aug. 7 deadline:

Deadline for local governments, nonprofits to apply for Public Assistance is Aug. 8

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Disaster recovery officials from the Arkansas Department of Emergency Management (ADEM) and FEMA urge disaster-impacted Arkansas counties, municipalities and nonprofits to submit Requests for Public Assistance (RPAs) to ADEM no later than Aug. 8.

 

Get Rebuilding Tips at a Home Improvement Store in Arkansas and Pulaski Counties August 5 – August 10

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Flood survivors in Arkansas and Pulaski Counties and surrounding areas who are rebuilding or repairing their homes after the flooding and severe storms that occurred May 21 to June 14 can get a free hazard mitigation consultation from FEMA representatives by visiting a local home improvement store.