Oklahoma Severe Storms And Flooding (DR-1349)

Incident period: October 21, 2000 to October 29, 2000
Major Disaster Declaration declared on November 27, 2000

Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases

December 8, 2000
News Release
Oklahoma City, OK -- Oklahoma County has been added to the list of counties included in the disaster declaration issued by President Clinton on November 27. The declaration, sought by Governor Keating, makes federal and state Individual Assistance disaster programs available to residents and business owners. The county was added after the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) reviewed damage assessment information, submitted by the Oklahoma Department of Civil Emergency Management (ODCEM), for severe storm and flood damage in the vicinity of the city of Edmund.
December 6, 2000
News Release
Oklahoma City, OK -- State and federal disaster recovery officials will open a Disaster Recovery Center in Ardmore on Friday and Saturday (December 8-9) to serve homeowners, renters and business owners in Carter County who were affected by the storms and flooding in southwest Oklahoma between October 21 and 29. The Ardmore center will be located at the Carter County Emergency Operations Center (City Hall), 23 S. Washington St., and open from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. both Friday and Saturday.
December 5, 2000
News Release
Oklahoma City, OK -- The process of applying for state and federal disaster assistance for debris removal, emergency protective measures and the repair, restoration and replacement of public facilities damaged in the wake of the October storms and flooding in nine southwest Oklahoma counties.
December 4, 2000
News Release
More than 100 apply for disaster assistance In less than a week since President Clinton issued a major disaster declaration for Oklahoma, more than 100 residents have applied for disaster assistance, state and federal officials announced today. People who have been affected are encouraged to call 800-462-9029 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. seven days a week to apply for federal assistance. The number for hearing and speech impaired is TTY 800-462-7585. When calling to apply, the following information will help with the application processing:
December 4, 2000
News Release
Oklahoma City, OK -- Federal and State disaster assistance is now expanded in Carter, Comanche and Tillman Counties to include homeowners, renters and business owners. Residents may now apply for state and federal programs for damages and losses caused by the storms and flooding in southwest Oklahoma from October 21 - 29.
November 30, 2000
News Release
Oklahoma City, OK -- State and federal disaster recovery agencies will open a Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Apache at 9 a.m. on Friday, December 1, to serve homeowners, renters and business owners affected by the storms and flooding in southwest Oklahoma between October 21 and 29. The Apache center is located at the former Family Medical Clinic Building, 121 East Evans St.

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