Oklahoma Severe Storms, Flooding, and Tornadoes (DR-1712)

Incident period: June 10, 2007 to July 25, 2007
Major Disaster Declaration declared on July 7, 2007

Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases

August 31, 2007
News Release
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. -- State and federal officials announced today a Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) will open in Blaine County Sept. 6 and be open seven days a week from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the following location: Blaine County DRC City Hall Auditorium 117 North Weigle Ave. Watonga, OK 73772
August 30, 2007
News Release
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. -- The deadline to apply for disaster assistance for losses resulting from the severe storms, flooding, and tornadoes, which occurred in Oklahoma prior to July 25, has been extended to Oct. 5, state and federal officials announced today.
August 28, 2007
News Release
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. -- In an effort to reach out to disaster-declared counties, Disaster Recovery Centers' (DRC) schedules have been adjusted to meet the needs of residents and business owners in Blaine, Kiowa, Payne and Seminole Counties, said officials with the Oklahoma Department of Emergency Management (OEM), the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). State and federal officials said that all DRCs in Oklahoma will be closed in observance of Labor Day, Monday, Sept. 3.
August 27, 2007
News Release
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. -- Disaster assistance of $27.7 million has been approved for Oklahomans affected by the severe storms, flooding, and tornadoes which hit the state prior to July 25, according to officials with the Oklahoma Department of Emergency Management (OEM), the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). Recovery Summary as of close of business Aug. 25, 2007:
August 24, 2007
News Release
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. -- People who are not U.S. citizens may be eligible for disaster assistance for damage from the severe storms, flooding, and tornadoes that occurred prior to July 25th. Disaster assistance is available to residents and business owners in the 20 counties of Blaine, Bryan, Canadian, Cleveland, Comanche, Cotton, Grady, Logan, Kiowa, McClain, Nowata, Oklahoma, Ottawa, Payne, Pontotoc, Pottawatomie, Rogers, Seminole, Stephens and Washington counties, which were designated disaster areas by President Bush.
August 23, 2007
News Release
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. -- Many resources are available to assist Oklahoma elderly, special needs individuals, residents, and business owners who are still recovering from the severe storms, flooding and tornadoes which occurred prior to July 25. The Oklahoma Department of Emergency Management (OEM) reminds residents that getting help begins by filing an application for disaster assistance with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). Other assistance is available through a number of private, state and federal agencies.

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