Oklahoma Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding (DR-1989)

Incident period: May 22, 2011 to May 25, 2011
Major Disaster Declaration declared on June 6, 2011

Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases

June 30, 2011
News Release
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. -- Just over three weeks after President Obama signed a major disaster declaration for the Sooner State, nearly $5.6 million in disaster assistance has been approved for Oklahomans, according to officials with the Oklahoma Department of Emergency Management (OEM), the U.S. Small Business Administration and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).
June 30, 2011
News Release
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla -- State and federal officials have an important message for homeowners, renters and business owners in the seven Oklahoma counties declared disaster areas due to the May 22-25 storms and tornadoes: To be considered for all types of disaster assistance complete and submit your U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) disaster loan application.
June 23, 2011
News Release
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. -- Just seventeen days after President Obama signed a major disaster declaration for the Sooner State, nearly $2 million in disaster assistance has been approved for Oklahomans, according to officials with the Oklahoma Department of Emergency Management (OEM) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).
June 23, 2011
News Release
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. -- The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) will open Disaster Loan Outreach Centers (DLOCs) in Piedmont and Blanchard on Monday, June 27 to continue meeting the needs of Oklahomans who sustained losses from the severe storms, tornadoes and flooding May 22-25. The following DLOCs are open Mondays through Fridays, from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., as noted: CANADIAN COUNTYPiedmont High School (opens June 27)1055 Edmond Road NWPiedmont, OK
June 22, 2011
News Release
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. -- The Oklahoma Department of Emergency Management (OEM) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will open a Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Kingfisher County to help Oklahomans affected by the severe storms, tornadoes and flooding of May 22-25. The Kingfisher DRC will open Monday, June 27 at the multi-use activity center:
June 21, 2011
News Release
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. -- In response to a request by Governor Mary Fallin, twelve Oklahoma counties have been added to the presidential disaster declaration stemming from the deadly storms and tornadoes that occurred May 22-25. The twelve counties now designated for Public Assistance are: Blaine, Caddo, Canadian, Delaware, Grady, Jefferson, Kingfisher, LeFlore, Logan, Major, McClain and Osage Counties. The seven counties previously designated for Individual Assistance are: Caddo, Canadian, Delaware, Grady, Kingfisher, Logan and McClain Counties.

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