Oklahoma Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding (DR-1707)
Incident period: May 4, 2007 to May 11, 2007
Major Disaster Declaration declared on June 7, 2007
Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases
September 13, 2007
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. -- The Oklahoma Department of Emergency Management (OEM) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced Sept. 11 that nine additional counties have been approved for disaster public assistance. The additional nine counties are Custer, Hughes, Jefferson, Kiowa, McIntosh, Oklahoma, Pawnee, Payne, and Pottawatomie. With Tuesday's announcement, 50 counties are now eligible for disaster public assistance as a result of the June 10 to July 25 severe storms, flooding, and tornadoes.
July 24, 2007
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. -- The Oklahoma Department of Emergency Management (OEM) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today that 10 additional Oklahoma counties that sustained severe weather damage in early May have now been declared for Public Assistance (PA). The newly declared counties of Canadian, Cotton, Grady, Grant, Hughes, Logan, McClain, McIntosh, Pawnee, and Tillman counties have been approved to receive public assistance under a Presidential disaster declaration originally issued June 7. The declaration covers storms that occurred May 4-11.
June 7, 2007
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The head of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced that federal disaster aid has been made available for the state of Oklahoma to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the area struck by severe storms, tornadoes, and flooding during the period of May 4-11, 2007.
June 7, 2007
Following is a summary of key federal disaster aid programs that can be made available as needed and warranted under President Bush's major disaster declaration for Oklahoma. Assistance for the State and Affected Local Governments Can Include as Required: