MONTGOMERY (WIAT)- Alabama has received approval for federal disaster assistance in response to the tornadoes and flooding that hit the state earlier in the week. The disaster declaration allows counties to apply for federal and state infrastructure assistance. The eligible counties are Jefferson, Lee, Limestone, Mobile and Baldwin.
The declaration also allows the residents of Jefferson, Lee, Limestone and Baldwin counties to apply for assistance. Temporary housing and funding for home repairs and replacement of damaged goods may also be available.