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Oklahoma Severe Winter Storms (DR-1678)

Incident period: January 12, 2007 to January 26, 2007
Major Disaster Declaration declared on February 01, 2007

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April 20, 2007 - News Release

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. -- The State of Oklahoma working in partnership with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) reports that currently more then $10 million in Public Assistance has been distributed in Oklahoma.  The federal funds were made available under the Disaster Declarations resulting from the two severe winter storms that began on Dec. 28 and Jan. 12.

April 12, 2007 - News Release

OKLAHOMA CITY , Okla. -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Oklahoma Department of Emergency Management (OEM) announced today that four additional counties affected by the severe winter storms are now eligible for disaster Public Assistance. Caddo, Garfield, Pushmataha and Stephens counties have been added to the Feb. 1, 2007 major disaster declaration. Now a total of 48 Oklahoma counties are eligible for reimbursement of eligible costs for permanent work under the Public Assistance Program.

March 5, 2007 - News Release

Oklahoma City, Okla. -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Oklahoma Department of Emergency Management (OEM) announced today that two additional counties affected by the severe winter storms are now eligible for disaster Public Assistance. Cleveland and McClain counties have been added to the Feb. 1, 2007 major disaster declaration. Now a total of 44 Oklahoma counties are eligible for reimbursement of eligible costs for permanent work under the Public Assistance Program.

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 $75,910,130.60 $35,316,542.58 $40,198,398.80
Last Updated: Tuesday, May 3, 2016 - 06:45 (Updated daily)

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