FEMA & SBA Resources

June 03, 2024

President Joe Biden has approved a disaster declaration for Arkansas, enabling access to vital assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Small Business Administration (SBA).

  • These resources are designed to help individuals, businesses, and communities recover and rebuild after the disaster.

  • FEMA will have a NWA field office soon—stay tuned for the location and more details.

FEMA | Personal Assistance

FEMA provides a range of support services for those affected (those insured included) by the disaster:

  • Individual Assistance: Financial help for temporary housing, home repairs, and other disaster-related expenses not covered by insurance.

How to Apply for FEMA Assistance: Individuals and businesses (those insured included) impacted by the disaster can apply for assistance in the following ways:

  • Online Here

  • Phone: 1-800-621-3362

  • FEMA App: Download the FEMA App to apply and track your status.

SBA Disaster Loans | Personal & Business Assistance

The SBA offers low-interest disaster loans to help businesses, private non-profit organizations, homeowners, and renters recover from disasters.

  • These loans offer favorable terms, even for those with low credit scores.

  • Can be used to repair or replace real estate, personal property, machinery, equipment, and inventory.

How to Apply for SBA Disaster Loans