FEMA Agents Go Door to Door in Central Arkansas

Published 05/02 2014 05:35PM

Updated 05/02 2014 05:38PM

FEMA agents are going door to door in central Arkansas
FEMA agents are going door to door in central Arkansas
VILONIA, AR-- FEMA workers have boots on the ground in storm-torn areas of central Arkansas. And they're on a mission to find survivors and get people registered for federal assistance online.

"It gets their whole federal process started to see what they're eligible for and see what kind of assistance we can truly provide to them, " says David McCoy with FEMA.

They're helping to register victims with or without insurance, on the spot. Victims can be eligible for cash, reimbursements and other assistance. FEMA workers expect to be in the damaged areas for at least weeks. You can find more information on how to sign up by clicking here.

Meanwhile, some big names are headed to the heart of the storm damage in central Arkansas this weekend. The secretary of Homeland Security will visit Mayflower and Vilonia on Sunday along with Arkansas Governor Mike Beebe and other state and local officials.

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