April 4, 2023

FEMA: President Biden Approves Major Disaster Declaration for Arkansas

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 a severe winter storm from Jan. 30 – Feb. 2, 2023.

Federal funding on a cost-sharing basis is available to the state, eligible local governments and certain private nonprofit organizations for storm recovery efforts in Bradley, Calhoun, Cleveland, Dallas, Desha, Drew, Grant, Jefferson, Lincoln, Nevada, Ouachita, Searcy and Stone counties.

Federal funding is also available on a cost-sharing basis for hazard mitigation measures statewide.

Roland W. Jackson has been named as the Federal Coordinating Officer for federal recovery operations in the affected area.

Damage assessments are ongoing, additional designations may be made at a later date.

This post was originally published here.