Oklahoma Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Straight-Line Winds (DR-1917)

Incident period: May 10, 2010 to May 13, 2010
Major Disaster Declaration declared on May 24, 2010

Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases

June 9, 2010
News Release
OKLAHOMA CITY --  Want to know where disaster recovery grants are going, or how to get assistance to rebound from the May 10-13 severe storms and tornadoes? Check out the new Web pages designed to put answers at your fingertips.
June 8, 2010
News Release
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. -- Survivors of Oklahoma's May 10-13 storms and tornadoes can get questions answered, information about the types of assistance available and help filling out forms at Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) opening this week in Seminole, Okfuskee and Carter counties. Staffed by specialists from the state of Oklahoma, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), the U.S. Small Business Administration and other agencies, the DRCs are designed to provide homeowners, renters and business owners with the disaster recovery help they need in just one location.
June 8, 2010
News Release
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. -- Disaster assistance grants are bringing some vital financial help to many Oklahomans rebuilding their lives after the May 10-13 storms and tornadoes. But those Individual Assistance monies come with some advice from state and federal officials: Play it smart with the funds. If you follow these four steps, you will be handling the grant correctly and spending the money wisely, say experts from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Oklahoma Department of Emergency Management (OEM):
June 7, 2010
News Release
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. -- Oklahoma renters who lost their homes or personal property as a result of the May 10-13 storms might be missing out on assistance. Renters may be eligible for a range of disaster-related assistance from the Oklahoma Department of Emergency Management, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and other agencies. But Oklahomans who rent may not have gotten that message. Of the more than 1,000 Oklahomans who have registered for state and FEMA assistance, a great majority said they are homeowners.
June 7, 2010
News Release
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. -- If you live in Oklahoma, Pottawatomie or Cleveland counties, don't miss your opportunity to visit a Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) if you need assistance. As a reflection of Oklahoma's continuing recovery from the May 10-13 tornadoes and storms, three DRCs, operated by the Oklahoma Department of Emergency Management and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), will close June 9 and 10.
June 3, 2010
News Release
OKLAHOMA CITY -- State and federal officials have an important message for homeowners, renters and business owners in the nine Oklahoma counties declared disaster areas due to the May 10-13 storms and tornadoes: Complete your U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) loan application - Discarding it could be like throwing away money! Disaster assistance is available to eligible residents in Carter, Cleveland, Creek, Garvin, McIntosh, Okfuskee, Oklahoma, Pottawatomie and Seminole counties.

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How to Apply for Assistance

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

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Preliminary Damage Assessment

  • Oklahoma, FEMA-1917-DR (PDF 21KB)
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