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Wendesday is the Final Day to Receive Flood Assistance

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  Wednesday is the deadline for flood victims in Craighead County to apply for state assistance. 

Applicants must be either a homeowner or a renter whose primary residence was destroyed or made uninhabitable and had eligible uninsured losses.  Businesses are not eligible to receive assistance.

Applicants may also contact the call center at 1-888-683-2336 from 8am to 4pm Monday thru Wednesday for assistance.  

Residents may apply online at ADEM.Arkansas.gov.  To learn about Public assistance, click here.  To learn about Individual assistance, click here.

Click here to download the flyer.

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Click here to download the flyer.  Here's the official press release from ADEM:

Craighead County residents that suffered damage from the severe storms and flooding of May 24, 2016, may be eligible for Arkansas Disaster Assistance and should call the Arkansas Disaster Assistance Hotline at 1-888-683-2336 (ADEM) to verify eligibility and register for assistance.

The toll-free lines will operate from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday – Friday, June 16 – June 29, 2016.

Assistance may be available for eligible homeowners and renters in Craighead County whose primary residence was destroyed or made uninhabitable and had eligible uninsured losses. Businesses, secondary homes, vacation homes and outbuildings or shelters are not eligible for state assistance.

Representatives from the Arkansas Department of Emergency Management will be available through the hotline to explain the State Individual Assistance program process and help eligible residents apply for aid.

Categories of assistance may include: home repair assistance, personal property assistance; primary transportation repair and/or replacement.

The following information is needed from the primary homeowners and/or renters to apply:

  • A phone number and email address where you can be reached;
  • Your social security number;
  • Your current mailing address;
  • The address of the affected property;
  • Detailed damage description; and
  • Insurance information including your policy number.

The application period is Thursday, June 16 – Wednesday, June 29, 2016.