Oklahoma Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding (DR-1754)
Incident period: April 9, 2008 to April 28, 2008
Major Disaster Declaration declared on May 9, 2008
Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases
May 21, 2008
MIDWEST CITY, Okla. -- Call and then visit the Disaster Recovery Center - that's the message from the Oklahoma Department of Emergency Management (OEM) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to those in Ottawa County who suffered losses starting May 10 from severe weather, tornadoes and flooding.
May 17, 2008
MIDWEST CITY, Okla. -- TheFederal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), the Oklahoma Department of Emergency Management (OEM) and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) announce the opening of a Disaster Recovery Center in Ottawa County, starting Tuesday, May 20.
May 9, 2008
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The head of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced that the President declared a major disaster exists in the state of Oklahoma and ordered federal aid to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the area struck by severe storms, tornadoes, and flooding during the period of April 9-28, 2008.
May 9, 2008
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: