A Disaster Recovery Center will open Tuesday, July 2nd in Atkins (Pope County) to offer in-person support to individuals and businesses in counties included in the federal disaster declaration for flooding in Arkansas between May 21 and June 14.

Representatives from the State of Arkansas, FEMA, the U.S. Small Business Administration, and other organizations are at the centers to explain available assistance programs and help connect survivors with resources that best match their recovery needs.


The Disaster Recovery Center will be located at:

Atkins Fire Department
104 Ave 2 NE
Atkins, AR 72823

Hours of operation will be Monday through Saturday from 7am to 7pm and Sunday from 1pm to 5pm.


Disaster survivors can visit any Disaster Recovery Center location for assistance. Use the FEMA mobile app or visit www.fema.gov/disaster-recovery-centers for center locations and times.

Homeowners, renters and businesses should register for disaster assistance before visiting a recovery center. There are several ways to register:

All recovery centers are accessible to people with disabilities. Centers have assistive technology to aid in communication. To schedule an American Sign Language interpreter, call or text 717- 395-1379.


The 12 Arkansas counties now designated for Individual Assistance are: Arkansas, Conway, Crawford, Desha, Faulkner, Jefferson, Logan, Perry, Pope, Pulaski, Sebastian and Yell.