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 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).
August 14, 2007
News Release
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. -- The Oklahoma County Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) will be closed Sundays beginning Aug. 19. The DRC was opened Aug.10 by the Oklahoma Department of Emergency Management (OEM), the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) to answer questions and provide recovery information to Oklahomans affected by recent severe storms, flooding and tornadoes. The DRC is located at the Capitol Hill Lions Center, 3800 South Robinson Avenue in Oklahoma City and is now open Monday through Saturday, 8 a.m.-6 p.m.
August 14, 2007
News Release
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. -- In an effort to reach out to residents and business owners in disaster-declared Canadian and Rogers Counties, Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) are opening August 16 in El Reno and Claremore, said officials with the Oklahoma Department of Emergency Management (OEM), the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) today.
August 13, 2007
News Release
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. -- In an effort to reach out to disaster-declared counties, Disaster Recovery Centers (DRC) are opening in Bryan, Grady, Seminole and Stephens 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).
August 13, 2007
News Release
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. -- Oklahomans who lost their jobs because of recent severe storms, tornadoes and flooding are approaching deadlines to apply for disaster unemployment benefits. Residents of Comanche, Nowata and Pottawatomie Counties have until Aug. 15, 2007, to apply for Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA). Residents of Blaine, Bryan, Canadian, Cleveland, Cotton, Grady, Kiowa, Logan, McClain, Oklahoma, Payne, Pontotoc, Rogers, Seminole and Stephens Counties have until Sept. 8, 2007, to apply.
August 9, 2007
News Release
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. -- When Oklahoma residents and business owners in disaster-affected areas left their battered or destroyed homes and businesses, mail to those addresses became undeliverable. Residents and business owners displaced by the disaster need to notify the post office of their new mailing address. Without the newest change of address, mail cannot be forwarded and may cause important information or checks to be returned as undeliverable.

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