Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases
August 9, 2013
FEMA Mitigation funds can now be expedited within 30 days of a presidential disaster declaration, in large part because of a productive partnership between the hazard mitigation teams at the Oklahoma Department of Emergency Management (OEM) and FEMA Region 6.
August 8, 2013
Guthrie, Okla. July 30, 2013—FEMA Corps member volunteers at Horse Feathers Equine Ranch. The horse shelter provided numerous resources for horses impacted by the recent storms in Oklahoma. Photo by Mary Burns/FEMA Corps FEMA Corps members were among the volunteers that helped Horse Feathers Equine Rescue in Guthrie, Oklahoma. The workers at Horse Feathers Equine Rescue provided assistance to disaster-impacted horses following the severe storms, tornadoes, straight-line winds and flooding in Oklahoma on May 18-June 2.
August 5, 2013
Q: I am not certain if I registered with FEMA. How can I tell? And is it too late for me to apply for FEMA assistance? A: If you have already registered with FEMA you will have a nine-digit registration number. If you haven’t registered there’s still time to apply. The deadline has been extended to Aug. 19, so register as soon as possible.
July 29, 2013
OKLAHOMA CITY – State and federal disaster assistance for Oklahoma topped $50 million this week as recovery continues following the devastating May severe storms, tornadoes, straight-line winds and flooding. The figure includes funding from Individual Assistance, Public Assistance, and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA).
July 22, 2013
Más de Condados de Oklahoma Son Elegibles para Solicitar por los Trabajos de Emergencia y Permanentes Bajo el Programa de Asistencia Pública
OKLAHOMA CITY – Una enmienda del 18 de julio a la declaración de catástrofe de Oklahoma ahora incluye fondos para la asistencia pública en cuatro condados adicionales después de las graves tormentas, tornados, vientos directos e inundaciones que impactaron el área del 18 de mayo al 2 de junio del 2013.
July 19, 2013
MORE OKLAHOMA COUNTIES ELIGIBLE TO APPLY FOR EMERGENCY AND PERMANENT WORK UNDER PUBLIC ASSISTANCE PROGRAM
OKLAHOMA CITY – A July 18 amendment to the major disaster declaration for Oklahoma now includes public assistance funding for four additional counties following the severe storms, tornadoes, straight-line winds and flooding that impacted the area on May 18-June 2.
July 18, 2013
Disaster Federal Register Notice
July 18, 2013
On May 25, 2013, local lawyers cooked and volunteered in the disaster area for Oklahomans who were impacted by tornadoes, straight line winds, severe storms and flooding May 18-June 2. The same lawyers are still helping survivors through the Oklahoma Lawyers Care group. They are answering disaster-related legal questions. The project is just one example of how people near and far are putting their special talents to use. Volunteer wisely.
July 18, 2013
OKLAHOMA CITY – More than $4.5 million has already been approved in federal funding for debris clearance and emergency protective measures in Oklahoma following the severe storms, tornadoes, straight-line winds and flooding that occurred from May 18 – June 2, 2013.
July 16, 2013
Through August 30, the Optometry Strong Tornado Relief Project is providing free eye exams and replacement eyeglasses and contact lenses to Oklahomans impacted by the recent disasters. The 150 eye physicians involved in the project, donating their time and skills at both their own offices and temporary locations in disaster-affected areas, are examples of the many Oklahomans who are volunteering wisely.