Oklahoma Severe Storms, Flooding, and Tornadoes (DR-1723)

Incident period: May 24, 2007 to June 1, 2007
Major Disaster Declaration declared on August 31, 2007

Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases

October 19, 2007
News Release
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. -- The Oklahoma Department of Emergency Management (OEM) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today that Garvin county has been approved for public disaster assistance. The Presidential Disaster Declaration is the result of damages from the severe storms, flooding, and tornadoes that occurred May 24 thru June 1.
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.
August 31, 2007
News Release
Following is a summary of key federal disaster aid programs that can be made available as needed and warranted under President Bush's major disaster declaration for Oklahoma. Assistance for the State and Affected Local Governments Can Include as Required:
August 31, 2007
News Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The head of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) today announced that federal disaster aid has been made available for the state of Oklahoma to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the area struck by severe storms, flooding, and tornadoes during the period of May 24 to June 1, 2007.
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