Seven Region 8 Counties Eligible for FEMA Help from Ike Damage

LITTLE ROCK, AR (KAIT) - Seven Region 8 counties qualify for public assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency for damage caused last month by the remnants of Hurricane Ike.

Clay, Craighead, Greene, Izard, Lawrence, Randolph and Sharp counties are eligible.

State and local agencies will receive federal funds toward the repair of facilities and infrastructure.  The declaration does not include assistance for individual storm victims.