Tornado Victims Should Register for Assistance

REGION 8 (KAIT) - Arkansans who suffered damages during the February 5th tornadoes should call and register for disaster assistance as soon as possible.

Residents and business owners in Baxter, Pope, Sharp, Stone and Van Buren Counties are currently eligible for individual assistance.

Anyone who suffered damages in the February 5th tornado may still be eligible for aid.  These individuals are urged to call and register for assistance.

The telephone number to register is 1-800-621-FEMA (3362), or for the speech or hearing impaired, call 1-800-462-7585.  The toll-free telephone number to register for assistance has operators available from 7 a.m. to midnight CST seven days a week.