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July 2, 2013
Updates
While Rick Bayless was in his hometown of Oklahoma City on June 24, raising $40,000 for tornado relief with three pop-up restaurants, he found time to record two public service announcements. In one recording, Bayless highlighted the good work of the Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma. “Rick has a lot of followers. Many people will see this PSA just because of his name,” said David Tester, the food bank’s video storyteller.
July 2, 2013
Updates
There are many examples of generous people and businesses looking for ways to make a difference for survivors of last month’s tornadoes, straight-line winds, flooding and severe storms. Providing cash to trusted organizations empowers volunteers to furnish exactly what is needed. When giving, people are urged to donate wisely. Cash donations allow nonprofit agencies to shop at local businesses. This helps the local economy to recover.
July 2, 2013
News Release
OKLAHOMA CITY – A June 28 amendment to the major disaster declaration for Oklahoma, following the devastating May tornadoes, severe storms, straight line winds, and flooding now includes public assistance funding for 16 counties.
June 29, 2013
News Release
OKLAHOMA CITY – Disaster assistance for Oklahoma now tops $25 million as recovery continues following the devastating May tornadoes, straight-line winds, severe storms and flooding.
June 28, 2013
Disaster Federal Register Notice
June 27, 2013
News Release
  OKLAHOMA CITY – Homeowners, renters and business owners in three more counties who sustained damage as a result of severe storms, flooding and tornadoes from May 18 through June 2 may now apply for state and federal disaster assistance. Individual Assistance has been extended to LeFlore, Okfuskee and Okmulgee counties after ongoing damage assessments by officials from the Oklahoma Department of Emergency Management (OEM) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).
June 26, 2013
Disaster Federal Register Notice
June 24, 2013
News Release
Disaster Recovery Centers serving survivors of last month’s severe storms in Norman, Oklahoma City, Midwest City and El Reno are adjusting operational hours starting this week, according to officials from the Oklahoma Department of Emergency Management (OEM) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).
June 21, 2013
News Release
OKLAHOMA CITY – Disaster assistance for Oklahoma now tops $17.5 million, just one month after a federal disaster declaration for the severe storms, flooding and tornadoes that started hammering the state on May 18.
June 20, 2013
News Release
Many online resources are available for survivors of the May 18-June 2 severe storms, flooding and tornadoes in Oklahoma. Helpful links include: STATE OF OKLAHOMA Disaster information is available from the Oklahoma Department of Emergency Management.                        The State of Oklahoma offers general information for storm survivors Report fraud to the office of the Oklahoma Attorney General.

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