Major Disaster Declaration Proclaimed for Arkansas
Posted by feww on February 6, 2016
Federal Disaster Declared in the State of Arkansas
Arkansas Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding (DR-4254)
- Incident period: December 26, 2015 to January 22, 2016
- Major Disaster Declaration declared on February 05, 2016
The White House has declared a major disaster exists in the State of Arkansas in the areas affected by severe storms, tornadoes, straight-line winds, and flooding during the period of December 26, 2015 to January 22, 2016.
The areas that were hardest hit by the destructive weather events include Benton, Carroll, Crawford, Faulkner, Jackson, Jefferson, Lee, Little River, Perry, Sebastian, and Sevier counties.
Additionally, federal funding has also been made available to state and eligible local governments and certain private nonprofit organizations on a cost-sharing basis for emergency work and the repair or replacement of facilities damaged by the destructive weather events in Benton, Boone, Bradley, Calhoun, Carroll, Clay, Crawford, Dallas, Drew, Franklin, Greene, Independence, Izard, Lawrence, Little River, Logan, Madison, Marion, Mississippi, Montgomery, Ouachita, Perry, Pike, Polk, Randolph, Scott, Searcy, Stone, Washington, White, Woodruff, and Yell counties.
Federal Disaster Declarations (2015)
The federal government proclaimed 43 Major Disaster Declaration [DR 4205-4247] for a U.S. state/tribal area/territory in 2015, two Emergency Declarations, EM-3372 and EM-3373 and 34 Fire Management Assistance Declarations [FM-5084 to FM-5117.]
Major Disaster Declarations (2016)
- Federal Emergency Declared for Louisiana (EM-3376) February 6, 2016
- Major Disaster Declaration Proclaimed for Washington [DR-4253] February 3, 2016
- Major Disaster Declaration Proclaimed for Idaho [DR-4252] February 2, 2016
- Major Disaster Declared for Alabama [DR-4251] January 23, 2016
- Oklahoma Oak Grove Fire (FM-5118)
- Major Disaster Declared for Missouri [DR-4250] January 22, 2016
- Federal Emergency Declared in Michigan [EM-3375] January 17, 2016
- Major Disaster Declaration for Washington [DR-4249] January 16, 2016
- Major Disaster Declared for Mississippi [DR-4248] January 5, 2016
- Federal Emergency Declared for Missouri [EM-3374] January 3, 2016
- Federal Disaster Declarations
- Agricultural Disasters Index