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 9, 2007
News Release
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. -- In an effort to reach out to residents and business owners in disaster-declared Oklahoma County, a Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) is opening August 10 at noon at the Capitol Hill Lions Center, 3800 South Robinson Avenue in Oklahoma City, 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. After the opening day, the Oklahoma County DRC will be open seven days a week, 8 a.m.-6 p.m. until further notice.
August 9, 2007
News Release
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. -- Community Relations (CR) teams of the Oklahoma Department of Emergency Management (OEM) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) are busy reaching out to Oklahomans affected by the recent severe storms, flooding and tornadoes. CR teams are canvassing neighborhoods and spreading the word that disaster aid is available. They deliver vital disaster recovery information to storm victims as well as coordinate with county emergency managers and other local officials.
August 8, 2007
News Release
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. -- In an effort to reach out to disaster-declared counties, Disaster Recovery Centers (DRC) are opening in Comanche, Pontotoc, and McClain 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 6, 2007
News Release
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. -- Federal and state officials urge residents of Cotton County to go to the Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Lawton for information on federal individual diasaster assistance and other aid now available due to the recent Presidential Disaster Declaration for Cotton County. The DRC at 4135 W. Gore in Lawton, serves Comanche and surrounding counties including Cotton County and will be open to serve these areas 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. for six days, Aug. 7 - 12.
August 3, 2007
News Release
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. -- The Oklahoma Department of Emergency Management (OEM) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today that 15 additional counties have been added to the Presidential Disaster Declaration of July 7 for Oklahoma counties affected by recent severe storms, flooding, and tornadoes. Individuals in Blaine, Bryan, Canadian, Cleveland, Cotton, Grady, Logan, Kiowa, McClain, Oklahoma, Payne, Pontotoc, Rogers, Seminole and Stephens counties, affected by this disaster, are now eligible for federal individual assistance.
August 2, 2007
News Release
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. -- Disaster assistance often covers more than insurance. That is why Oklahomans affected by recent severe storms, tornadoes and flooding are urged by the Oklahoma Department of Emergency Management (OEM) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to apply for assistance even if they have insurance.

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