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President declares Faulkner County disaster area

President declares Faulkner County disaster area

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President Barack Obama has approved a major disaster declaration for Faulkner County. Arkansans will now be eligible to apply for individual assistance to cover the costs of temporary housing, medical expenses and other needs incurred from Sunday's tornado.  Faulkner County will also be eligible to apply for the repair or replacement of disaster-damaged facilities. Dozens of homes and businesses were destroyed and dozens more damaged by the monster storm. 11 people were killed in Faulkner County.