Oklahoma Severe Storms And Flooding (DR-1349)
Incident period: October 21, 2000 to October 29, 2000
Major Disaster Declaration declared on November 27, 2000
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November 27, 2000
Washington, DC -- The head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency announced today that federal disaster aid has been made available for Oklahoma to help families and communities recover from the storms and flooding that hit the state late last month. FEMA Director James Lee Witt said the assistance was authorized under a major disaster declaration issued for the state by President Clinton. The declaration covers damage to private and public property from the storms and flooding that occurred over the period of October 21-29.