Oklahoma Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding (DR-1718)

Incident period: August 18, 2007 to September 12, 2007
Major Disaster Declaration declared on August 24, 2007

Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases

October 18, 2007
News Release
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. -- The Oklahoma Department of Emergency Management (OEM) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today that two additional counties have been approved for public disaster assistance. The Presidential Disaster Declaration is the result of damages from the severe storms, flooding, and tornadoes that occurred August 18 thru September 12.
October 16, 2007
News Release
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. -- Oklahomans have received more than $31.7 million in disaster aid due to the severe storms, flooding, and tornadoes that caused extensive damage to homes as well as personal losses this past summer. Costly in terms of monetary value and personal loss, disasters personally impacted more than 7,776 Oklahomans during the summer.
October 1, 2007
News Release
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. -- ?In an effort to reach out to disaster-declared counties, Disaster Recovery Centers (DRC) are opening in Custer, Grady 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). Applicants in any declared county may receive services at any DRC location.
September 26, 2007
News Release
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. -- Tulsa fair attendees will be able to receive disaster-resistant building tips while visiting the Tulsa Fair Sept. 27-Oct. 7. Specialists from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will provide information on disaster-resistant building practices at the FEMA booth #176 located on the lower level of the Exposition Center at 4145 East 21st St. in Tulsa.
September 24, 2007
News Release
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. -- Oklahomans are still in the process of recovering from the severe storms, flooding, and tornadoes that caused extensive damage to homes as well as personal losses this summer. While making repairs or rebuilding their homes, affected homeowners are keeping in mind disaster-resistant building methods to guard against potential future disasters. Costly in terms of monetary value and personal loss, disasters have personally impacted more than 7,013 Oklahomans this summer.
September 24, 2007
News Release
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. -- ?In an effort to reach out to disaster-declared counties, Disaster Recovery Centers (DRC) are opening in Canadian, Cleveland and Okmulgee 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). Applicants in any declared county may receive services at any DRC location.

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