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Storm Victims in Three Arkansas Counties Can Apply for State Aid

LITTLE ROCK - Governor Mike Beebe has released $300,000 from the Governor’s Disaster Fund to provide assistance to eligible, uninsured victims of the severe storms and flooding that occurred at the end of June.

Eligible homeowners and renters who lost their primary residences in Monroe, St. Francis or Woodruff Counties will be able to apply for disaster assistance from July 31 through August 13. Applications can be made online at adem.arkansas.gov, or by calling the Arkansas Disaster Assistance Hotline at 1-888-683-2336. The call center will be open Monday-Friday from 8:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. during the application period.

Cities and counties in Cross, Jackson, Monroe, Prairie, St. Francis and Woodruff Counties will also be able to request supplemental disaster relief under the State’s Public Assistance Program.