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$2M approved to help Ark. tornado recovery efforts

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LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - 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.

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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 1-800-621-3362.

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