OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. -- Nearly $68 million in federal grants has been obligated to help the state of Oklahoma and its communities recover from the December blizzard and January ice storm, officials with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and Oklahoma Department of Emergency Management (OEM) said Tuesday. Included in the total is nearly $36 million to help reimburse eight Oklahoma electric cooperatives and associations for repairs to infrastructure damaged during the ice storm.
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. -- A newly released video on YouTube offers a look inside a recent series of workshops that provided vital information for Oklahoma emergency managers who want federal grants to help make their communities safer. The workshops, presented by hazard mitigation specialists from the state of Oklahoma and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), focused on the process of applying for grants for safe rooms, outdoor warning sirens and other mitigation measures.
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. -- Oklahoma emergency managers and other public officials who want to take advantage of federal funds to make their communities safer can get the information they need at a workshop coming soon to their area. Hazard Mitigation specialists from the Oklahoma Department of Emergency Management and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) are teaming up to offer guidance free of charge at various workshops to be held in April and May.
If and when individual assistance money is approved for this disaster, it will be displayed here. Information is updated every 24 hours.
Public Assistance - Dollars ApprovedPublic Assistance Definitions
Public Assistance (PA): Disaster grant assistance available for communities to quickly respond to and recover from major disasters or emergencies declared by the President
Emergency Work (Categories A-B): Work that must be performed to reduce or eliminate an immediate threat to life, protect public health and safety, and to protect improved property that is significantly threatened due to disasters or emergencies declared by the President
Permanent Work (Categories C-G): Work that is required to restore a damaged facility, through repair or restoration, to its pre-disaster design, function, and capacity in accordance with applicable codes and standards
*Dollars Approved: Assistance dollars approved but not necessarily disbursed.
*Dollars Obligated: Funds made available to the State via electronic transfer following FEMA's final review and approval of Public Assistance projects.
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Preliminary Damage Assessment
- Oklahoma, FEMA-1883-DR (PDF 20KB)