NORTH LITTLE ROCK – The disaster recovery center in Jefferson County will be closed this weekend, July 25 and 26, 2015 and then close permanently at the end of the business day on Wednesday, July 29.
The center will be open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Wednesday. After business hours and after the center closes, the toll-free Helpline, 1-800-621-3362, is still available seven days a week from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. (local time).Language English
NORTH LITTLE ROCK – The disaster recovery center in Howard County will be closed weekends starting Saturday, July 25, 2015.
The center remains open weekdays, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. The toll-free Helpline, 1-800-621-3362, is still available seven days a week from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. (local time).
The center provides help to those whose homes or businesses were affected by the severe storms, tornadoes, straight-line winds, and flooding during the period of May 7 to June 15, 2015.Language English
OKLAHOMA CITY – A Mobile Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) will open in Okmulgee County to help people in Oklahoma who were affected by the severe storms, straight-line winds, flooding and tornadoes occurring May 5 through June 22.
The mobile DRC officially opens Friday, July 24, 2015 at 7 a.m. at:
Green Country Technological School
1100 North Loop 56
Okmulgee, OK 74447
Hours: Monday to Friday, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday, 1 p.m. – 5 p.m.
(This mobile DRC closes on Tuesday, July 28 at 7 p.m.)
AUSTIN, Texas – A State/FEMA Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) will open on Monday, July 27, at noon in Montgomery County for homeowners, renters and business owners who sustained damage as a result of the severe storms, tornadoes and flooding from May 4 to June 22.Language English
AUSTIN, Texas – A State/FEMA Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) will open on Monday, July 27, at noon in Jim Wells County for homeowners, renters and business owners who sustained damage as a result of the severe storms, tornadoes and flooding from May 4 to June 22.Language English
Washington - Today, the Ad Council and the Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced the launch of a new public service advertisement (PSA) to raise awareness about the importance of being prepared for emergencies. While the PSA targets all communities, We Prepare Every Day is the first in a series of videos that aim to deliver a strong preparedness message by showing people with disabilities taking charge to prepare themselves and their families for emergencies.Language English
OKLAHOMA CITY – Additional Oklahoma residents and business owners affected by severe storms, flooding, tornadoes, and straight-line winds that occurred from June 5-22 may now be eligible for state and federal assistance under the disaster declaration already approved for the state.
At the request of the Oklahoma Department of Emergency Management, the Federal Emergency Management Agency has expanded the official disaster declaration to May 5 through June 22.Language English
NORTH LITTLE ROCK –Teams of specialists from the Federal Emergency Management Agency will offer tips and techniques to lessen the impact of future disaster-related property damage at building supply stores in four Arkansas locations beginning Monday, July 27, 2015.
The teams will be at these Lowe’s stores:Language English
Following is a summary of key federal disaster aid programs that can be made available as needed and warranted under President Obama's disaster declaration issued for the State of New Jersey.
Assistance for the State and Affected Local Governments Can Include as Required:Language English
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency announced that federal disaster aid has been made available to the State of New Jersey to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the area affected by a severe storm on June 23, 2015.Language English
Texas Disaster Declaration Incident Period Extended and Red River County Added for Individual Assistance
AUSTIN, Texas – More Texans may be eligible for disaster assistance with news of an extension of the original incident period and the addition of another Texas county for Individual Assistance under a May 29 major disaster declaration for severe storms, straight-line winds, tornadoes and flooding.
The new incident period is May 4- June 22. The new add-on county is Red River.
INCIDENT PERIOD EXTENSIONLanguage English
NORTH LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas residents who suffered damage in the severe spring storms should know that any disaster aid they may receive will be based on their unique circumstances and needs.
"We want everyone to receive the maximum assistance for which they are eligible," said Nancy M. Casper, federal coordinating officer for the Federal Emergency Management Agency's disaster operations in Arkansas. "The amount and type of assistance an individual receives could be completely different from what his neighbor receives, even though the damages appear to be similar."Language English