Oklahoma Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding (DR-1756)

Incident period: May 10, 2008 to May 13, 2008
Major Disaster Declaration declared on May 14, 2008

Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases

May 21, 2008
News Release
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
News Release
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 14, 2008
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. Assistance for Affected Individuals and Families Can Include as Required:
May 14, 2008
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 help people and communities recover from the effects of severe storms, tornadoes, and flooding beginning on May 10, 2008, and continuing.


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How to Apply for Assistance

» Apply Online
» Call 1-800-621-FEMA (3362) / 1-800-462-7585 (TTY)

» What is Disaster Assistance
» Individual Assistance
» Hazard Mitigation

Preliminary Damage Assessment

  • Oklahoma, FEMA-1756-DR (PDF 37KB) 
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