Federal disaster aid given to the state after the tornado outbreak that began on April 28, 2014 has now topped 40 million dollars according to FEMA. 16.5 million dollars has been approved for housing assistance grants. 15.4 million has been approved by the U.S. Small Business Administration for low-interest loans to eligible homeowners, renters and businesses.
4.4 million will be used for public assistance programs and of that amount - 1.4 million is set aside for debris removal alone.
During this process 15,951 damaged homes and properties have been inspected.