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. -- 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.
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 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. -- Oklahoma homeowners and renters affected by recent severe storms, flooding and tornadoes who need financial assistance should be sure to complete the loan application sent by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) - even if the individual is not seeking a loan, according to the Oklahoma Department of Emergency Management (OEM) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).

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