Oklahoma Severe Winter Storm (DR-1876)
Incident period: December 24, 2009 to December 25, 2009
Major Disaster Declaration declared on February 25, 2010
Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases
March 22, 2010
OKLAHOMA CITY -- Oklahoma's two severe winter storms - the massive Christmas Eve blizzard followed by the January ice storm - caused extensive damage to roads, bridges, utility lines and other public infrastructure in many parts of the state. Today, specialists from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) are working side by side with state and local officials to help Oklahoma recover from the disasters.
March 18, 2010
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okl. -- State agencies, local and tribal governments and certain private nonprofit organizations in the Oklahoma counties hit hard by the December blizzard and/or January ice storm are facing deadlines to file their official requests for federal assistance, state of Oklahoma and Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) officials have announced. Filing a Request for Public Assistance (RPA) with the state is the first step in the process of applying for federal reimbursements under FEMA’s Public Assistance Grant Program.
February 25, 2010
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) today announced that federal disaster aid has been made available to the State of Oklahoma to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the areas struck by a severe winter storm during the period of December 24, 2009, to December 25, 2009.