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

September 17, 2007
News Release
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. -- The Oklahoma Department of Emergency Management (OEM) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today that 12 additional counties have been approved for individual disaster assistance and 20 counties for public disaster assistance. The Presidential Disaster Declaration is the result of damages from the severe storms, flooding, and tornadoes occurring August 18-September 12.
September 13, 2007
News Release
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. -- The Oklahoma Department of Emergency Management (OEM) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced Sept. 11 that nine additional counties have been approved for disaster public assistance. The additional nine counties are Custer, Hughes, Jefferson, Kiowa, McIntosh, Oklahoma, Pawnee, Payne, and Pottawatomie. With Tuesday's announcement, 50 counties are now eligible for disaster public assistance as a result of the June 10 to July 25 severe storms, flooding, and tornadoes.
September 11, 2007
News Release
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. -- Cotton Candy, carnival rides, prize-winning foods, quilts, livestock, and disaster-resistant building tips are coming to the Oklahoma State Fair. Specialists from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will provide information on disaster-resistant building practices at the Oklahoma State Fair Sept. 13-23. The FEMA booth will be located at the Oklahoma Expo Hall #1, Booth #8026 at the state fairgrounds.
September 10, 2007
News Release
OKLAHOMA CITY ? It is important to know that if you suffered damages and losses from the severe storms and tornadoes of June 10-July 25 and the severe weather beginning on August 18, and registered with any voluntary agency for assistance, it does NOT register you with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for disaster assistance. Also, if you registered your damage with the State Damage Assessment Hotline, you are NOT registered with FEMA unless you also called the 1-800-621-FEMA number or registered online or registered at a Disaster Recovery Center.
September 10, 2007
News Release
OKLAHOMA CITY ? Disaster Recovery Centers' (DRC) operating hours have been adjusted to meet the needs of residents and business owners in Blaine, Caddo, and Kingfisher 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). The hours at these DRCs are now Mondays-Saturdays, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sundays, 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. The DRCs in Blaine, Caddo, and Kingfisher Counties are located as follows:
September 6, 2007
News Release
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. -- Rebuilding or repairing a home after flooding or any disaster can be a daunting task. But with the right information, homeowners and business owners can build back in a way that reduces the likelihood of future damages, 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).

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