News Releases for Oklahoma Tornadoes, Severe Storms, and Flooding (DR-1272)

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Wednesday, July 7, 1999 - 00:00
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. -- Almost 9,500 Oklahomans registered for federal and state disaster recovery assistance by the deadline Friday evening (July 2). To date, more than $67.8 million has been...
Friday, June 25, 1999 - 00:00
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. -- As Oklahoma begins to rebuild areas damaged by spring tornadoes, homeowners and homebuilders alike are seeking information on safe rooms, which can save lives in otherwise...
Monday, June 21, 1999 - 00:00
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The Safe Room Traveling Road Show teams visited Oklahoma last week, urging residents of tornado-prone areas to build an in-house "safe room" as protection against deadly tornadoes...
Friday, June 18, 1999 - 00:00
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. -- A first-in-the-nation Safe Room Rebate Program was unveiled at a news conference at the State Capitol this morning by Oklahoma Governor Frank Keating, joined by Federal...
Monday, June 14, 1999 - 00:00
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. -- Two of the disaster recovery centers set up to help victims of Oklahoma's May 3-5 tornadoes, severe storms and flooding will close at 6 p.m. Friday, June 18, state and federal...
Monday, June 14, 1999 - 00:00
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is encouraging area residents to submit right-of-entry permits by June 18 to allow Corps contractors to remove tornado debris from their...
Monday, June 7, 1999 - 00:00
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. -- The Mulhall Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Logan County, which has operated since May 19, will close at 6 p.m. Friday, June 11, according to officials with the Federal...
Friday, June 4, 1999 - 00:00
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. -- Contractors for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will begin debris cleanup on private property in Oklahoma City this weekend. Oklahoma City property owners in the disaster-...
Friday, June 4, 1999 - 00:00
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. -- Did you know that a home is four times more likely to flood than burn during the course of a 30-year mortgage? It's a statistic residents in Craig and Ottawa counties...
Thursday, June 3, 1999 - 00:00
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. -- In the first month since Oklahoma's May disaster, state and federal assistance in the 19 eligible counties has totaled more than $54 million, disaster recovery officials said...
Thursday, June 3, 1999 - 00:00
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. -- Disaster assistance is available to Oklahoma farmers and ranchers who have suffered losses as a result of the May 3-5 tornadoes, severe storms and flooding, according to...
Wednesday, May 26, 1999 - 00:00
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. -- Individuals with disaster-related damage and losses can be assured if they qualify for assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Oklahoma...
Tuesday, May 25, 1999 - 00:00
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. -- The American Red Cross, the state, SBA and FEMA are working together to help disaster victims. For urgent needs such as food and household items, call the american red cross...
Tuesday, May 25, 1999 - 00:00
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. -- City officials have determined disaster areas in Oklahoma City to be a health and safety hazard following the May 3-5 tornadoes, severe storms and flooding, giving the Federal...
Monday, May 24, 1999 - 00:00
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. -- The tornadoes, severe storms and flooding that occurred May 3-5 are over, the disaster has been Presidentially declared, and many people who suffered damage and losses are...
Friday, May 21, 1999 - 00:00
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. -- Over a seven-day period, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers contractor has removed more than 143,000 cubic yards of debris from five communities hit hard by the May 3-5...
Friday, May 21, 1999 - 00:00
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. -- An outreach and referral program for people experiencing stress-related problems as a result of the May 3-5 tornadoes, severe storms and flooding has been funded through a 60-...
Friday, May 21, 1999 - 00:00
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. -- It's a cliche - a heart-warming cliche - but it's true. Disaster can bring out the best in people. More than 3,000 volunteers have already funneled through a volunteer...
Thursday, May 20, 1999 - 00:00
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. -- U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) disaster officials urge victims of the May 3-5 tornadoes, severe storms and flooding to complete and return their SBA loan forms as...
Thursday, May 20, 1999 - 00:00
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. -- Latimer County today was added to the list of Oklahoma counties designated for federal and state disaster help following the May 3-5 tornadoes, severe storms and flooding. The...

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