FEMA RPA Deadline for Municipalities in Fulton, Searcy Counties is Aug. 18

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Disaster recovery officials from the Arkansas Department of Emergency Management and FEMA urge disaster-impacted Arkansas municipalities in Fulton and Searcy counties to get Requests for Public Assistance (RPAs) to ADEM no later than Aug. 18.The request is an official, required notification to FEMA that a municipality will seek FEMA’s 75 percent reimbursement for eligible disaster-related infrastructure repairs (roads, bridges, parks, public utilities, etc.); disaster debris removal and emergency protective measures caused by the disaster, such as police overtime.Municipalities in Fulton and Searcy counties may fax the one-page...
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Flood Insurance: Good Investment and a Chance to Weather a Disaster

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Would you invest $400 for a chance to get back up to $250,000? How about $1,000 or $2,000? Still sound like a good deal?Putting it another way, would you risk losing your $250,000 home in a flood because you didn’t buy a preferred or standard risk National Flood Insurance Program policy usually costing from $400-$2,000 a year? Just a few inches of water can cause thousands of dollars in damage to walls, floors, furniture, carpets and appliances.Everyone lives in a potential flood zone. You do not have...
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Monday, Aug. 14, is Last Chance to Apply for FEMA, SBA Assistance

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – If you had damage from the severe storms, tornadoes, straight-line winds and flooding between April 26 and May 19, Monday, Aug. 14, is your last chance to apply for FEMA disaster assistance grants and/or U.S. Small Business Administration low-interest loans.Online applications may be submitted at DisasterAssistance.gov until midnight and the FEMA Helpline is open 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. CDT daily. Helpline operators are trained to help individuals needing assistance in registering to get their information into the system.Assistance can include grants for temporary housing and home...
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FEMA and SBA Disaster Assistance Deadline Only 12 Days Away

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Arkansas residents still needing assistance in recovering from the  severe storms, tornadoes, straight-line winds and flooding between April 26 and May 19 have only 12 days left to apply for FEMA disaster assistance grants and/or U.S. Small Business Administration low-interest loans.The last day to apply is Monday, Aug. 14. Online applications may be submitted until midnight and the FEMA Helpline is open 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. CDT daily. Helpline operators are trained to help individuals needing assistance in registering to get their information into the system.To...
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One Year Later: $5 Billion Assists Louisiana Flood Recovery

OIG Hotline to report waste and abuse Official website of the Department of Homeland SecurityOriginal linkOriginal author: felicia.jordan
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