FEMA Distributes More Than $1 Million In Disaster Aid To Arkansans

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LITTLE ROCK (KFSM) — Arkansans affected by severe storms from Dec. 26, 2015 – Jan. 22, 2016 have received a cumulative total of more than $1 million in disaster aid.

According to the Federal Department of Emergency Management, aid is still available to residents of Benton, Carroll, Crawford, Faulkner, Jackson, Jefferson, Lee, Little River, Perry, Sebastian and Sevier counties who suffered disaster-related damage.

They are encouraged to register for assistance with FEMA before the April 5, 2016 deadline.

FEMA stated that 171 people have been approved for federal assistance as of Feb. 29.

Also, $431,200 in low-interest disaster loans for homeowners, renters, businesses and private nonprofit organizations has been approved by the U.S. Small Business Administration, FEMA stated.