The Arkansas Department of Correc-tion recently received approval for federal emergency assistance to cover the costs of repairs from damages incurred during the tornados and widespread flooding back in May of this year.
John Kleiner, ADC Emergency Ser-vices Coordinator, and FEMA representa-tive Mike Falls finalized the paperwork for more than $195,000 to offset the costs of repairs to the Tucker, Grimes and McPherson units, in addition to the mon-ies already received to repair roads and structural damage to the East Arkansas Regional Unit at Brickeys.Falls said ADC would also be eligible for compen-sation for the preventative measures taken during the 3,104 hours of sandbagging and debris removal by inmate crews and ADC staff, which preserved community safety during the May storms.
To date, ADC has received more than $362,000 in federal assistance, with an additional $150,000 pending
.This money covers more than 75 percent of the costs of all damages to ADC facilities, with the remaining costs to be covered by the de-partment and other state agencies.
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FEMA funds help ADC repair May storm damage A
PUBLICATION OF THE ARKANSAS DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTION September 2011 A DVOCATE THE Inside this issue ; John Kleiner, ADC Emergency Services Coordinator, and Mike Falls of FEMA finalize paperwork for federal emergency assistance to ADC for storm damage that affected sev-eral units during the spring..
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