Tagged: fema

Trump Grants Request for Disaster Assistance in Arkansas

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/15/2017 11:09 am

President Trump has granted the governor's request for a disaster declaration for the state after damage due to storms, tornadoes and flooding from April 26 to May 19.

Tom Cotton’s Five Reckless Votes Against Disaster Relief (Vincent Insalaco Commentary)

by Vincent Insalaco 6/18/2014 11:07 am

Democratic Party of Arkansas Chairman Vincent Insalaco says Tom Cotton's votes against Hurricane Sandy aid are "troubling" and would have hurt Arkansans.

Ouachita County Judge Pleads Guilty to Bribery Involving FEMA Contract

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/11/2014 12:04 pm

Ouachita County Judge James Michael Hesterly pleads guilty to one count of bribery concerning a program receiving federal funds, according to Conner Eldridge, the U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Arkansas.

FEMA Opens Center to Aid Arkansas Tornado Victims

by Associated Press 5/7/2014 3:52 pm

The Federal Emergency Management Agency is opening a disaster recovery center to assist Arkansans affected by last month's severe storms.

Obama: FEMA Leader Craig Fugate Coming to Arkansas Amid Tornado Recovery Efforts

by Associated Press 4/28/2014 10:42 am

President Barack Obama is sending his deepest condolences to those affected by a deadly tornado that ripped through Arkansas and has directed federal resources to the area.

Speaking of Heroes: Red Cross Heroes Luncheon Features 'Master of Disasters'

by Staff 11/1/2007 12:00 am

James Lee Witt, former head of FEMA under President Bill Clinton, will receive the 2007 Clara Barton Humanitarian Award for his exemplary career in crisis and emergency management at the annual Red Cross Heroes Luncheon at 11:30 a.m. on Monday, Nov. 19, in the Wally Allen Ballroom at the Statehouse Convention Center.