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Oklahoma Severe Storms and Flooding (DR-1395)

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Incident period: October 09, 2001 to October 10, 2001
Major Disaster Declaration declared on October 25, 2001


December 17, 2001 - News Release

Oklahoma City, OK -- Residents and business owners in Caddo, Kiowa and Washita Counties who sustained damage from the severe storms and tornadoes on October 9 and 10, 2001, have only until December 31, 2001 to apply for disaster assistance. That is also the deadline for submitting loan applications to the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) for disaster-related losses to real and personal property.

December 4, 2001 - News Release

Oklahoma City, OK -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the State of Oklahoma have received 309 registrations for assistance from state and federal agencies five weeks into the application period. Originally granted on October 25th to address the October 9th tornado damages in Washita County, the Federal disaster declaration was amended on November 16th to include losses from the same storm system that affected homeowners, renters and business owners in Caddo and Kiowa counties.

November 17, 2001 - News Release

Oklahoma City, OK -- Individuals and business owners with losses or damages caused by the October 9 tornadoes in Caddo, Kiowa and Washita counties have only until Tuesday, November 20, at 12 noon, to visit FEMA/State Disaster Recovery Center in Cordell. "A review of center activity records show that most of the applicants for disaster assistance have been to the center since it began operations," said Fred Liebe, State Coordinating Officer.

Financial Assistance

If and when individual assistance money is approved for this disaster, it will be displayed here. Information is updated every 24 hours.

Public Assistance - Dollars Approved

Public Assistance (PA): Disaster grant assistance available for communities to quickly respond to and recover from major disasters or emergencies declared by the President

Emergency Work (Categories A-B): Work that must be performed to reduce or eliminate an immediate threat to life, protect public health and safety, and to protect improved property that is significantly threatened due to disasters or emergencies declared by the President

Permanent Work (Categories C-G): Work that is required to restore a damaged facility, through repair or restoration, to its pre-disaster design, function, and capacity in accordance with applicable codes and standards

*Dollars Approved: Assistance dollars approved but not necessarily disbursed.

*Dollars Obligated: Funds made available to the State via electronic transfer following FEMA's final review and approval of Public Assistance projects.

Total Public Assistance Grants - Dollars Obligated* Emergency Work (Categories A-B) - Dollars Obligated* Permanent Work (Categories C-G) - Dollars Obligated*
Total Amount $1,146,338.86 $516,406.83 $493,589.53
Last Updated: Sunday, October 4, 2015 - 06:23 (Updated daily)

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