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 18, 2007
News Release
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. -- State and federal officials are doing everything possible to discover disaster claim fraud and stop it. With so much disaster assistance being distributed to Oklahomans affected by recent severe weather, floods and tornadoes, the Oklahoma Department of Emergency Management (OEM) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) are working to ensure that disaster relief funds go only to legally entitled recipients.
August 17, 2007
News Release
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. -- Having met the needs of the community, the Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Oklahoma County will be closing on Aug. 18, at 6 p.m. The DRC will operate from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. until its closure. The DRC, located at the Capitol Hill Lions Center, 3800 South Robinson Avenue in Oklahoma City, is staffed by the Oklahoma Department of Emergency Management (OEM), the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) to provide information to Oklahomans affected by the recent severe storms, flooding and tornadoes.
August 16, 2007
News Release
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. -- In an effort to reach out to residents and business owners in disaster-declared Cleveland County,  a Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) is opening Aug. 23 in Norman, officials with the Oklahoma Department of Emergency Management (OEM), the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) announced today.
August 15, 2007
News Release
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. -- Disaster assistance of $14.7 million has been approved for Oklahomans, 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). Disaster affected Oklahoma businesses, families and individuals who suffered damages from the severe storms, flooding, and tornadoes in disaster-declared counties are eligible to apply for disaster assistance funding and low interest SBA loans.
August 15, 2007
News Release
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. -- With fewer than three weeks to go before the September 5 deadline to register for disaster assistance, officials of the Oklahoma Department of Emergency Management (OEM) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) urge Oklahomans affected by recent severe storms, flooding and tornadoes to make sure they have applied for all the federal assistance for which they may be eligible.
August 14, 2007
News Release
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. -- Watch out for scam artists. That is the warning issued by officials with the Oklahoma Department of Emergency Management (OEM), the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA).

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