November 16, 2023
North Little Rock, AR— Homeowners and renters in ARKANSAS, FAULKNER, LONOKE, MISSISSIPPI, POPE, POINSETT, AND PULASKI Counties affected by the severe storms and straight-line winds of June 25-26, may be eligible for disaster assistance through the State of Arkansas Individual Assistance program.
The Arkansas Division of Emergency Management will establish an assistance hotline in the near future that will accept applications from individuals whose primary residence was destroyed or made uninhabitable. Assistance may include home repairs, cleaning, household debris removal, and personal property repair. Businesses, second homes, vehicles, sheds or outbuildings, fencing, and food loss are NOT eligible for disaster assistance funds.
Applicants will need to provide the address of the damaged home, proof of ownership or rental agreement, insurance information, and detailed damage information. Residents will also be asked to provide a phone number and email address. A damage verification inspection is also required and will be conducted by an ADEM representative.
Application period will begin on November 20 and information on how and where to apply will be available once the hotline is established. CONTACT: PublicAffairs@adem.arkansas.gov or (501) 683-6700