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$2 million approved to help tornado recovery efforts

By The Associated Press

This article was published May 19, 2014 at 2:05 p.m.

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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/RICK MCFARLAND --05/05/14-- Robert Steinle cq, of Sherwood, pulls a load of debris with a 4-wheeler to be unloaded aside Dam Rd. in Mayflower Monday. An F-4 tornado hit the area April 27.

The Arkansas Department of Emergency Management and the Federal Emergency Management Agency has announced that more than $2 million has been approved to help Arkansans recover from last month's severe storms.

FEMA has approved nearly $1.7 million in Housing Assistance to individuals and families in Faulkner, Pulaski, Randolph and White counties whose property was damaged or destroyed. More than $355,000 was also approved to be used to repair or replace damaged or destroyed personal property.

Residents affected by the April 27 storms, tornadoes and floods are also eligible for low-interest disaster loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration. The agency has approved $721,100 in loan money.

The deadline to apply for assistance is June 30. Tornado survivors can register online at disasterassistance.gov or call (800) 621-3362.

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DontDrinkDatKoolAid says... May 19, 2014 at 4:41 p.m.

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