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May 31, 2013
News Release
Ciudad de OKLAHOMA – Los residentes de Oklahoma afectados por las recientes tormentas y tornados severos ahora pueden visitar un Centro de Recuperación por Desastre. El centro es un lugar al que los sobrevivientes pueden ir para procurar toda la información que necesiten sobre asistencia por desastre estatal, federal o de otro tipo. Condado de ClevelandLittle Axe Elementary School (Escuela primaria Little Axe Elementary School)2000 168th Ave. NENorman, OK  73026Horario de atención: de 8:00 am a 8:00 pm hasta nuevo aviso
May 28, 2013
News Release
OKLAHOMA CITY – State and federal officials announce new hours to visit the disaster recovery center at Little Axe Elementary School in Norman: 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily. The center is a one-stop shop where Oklahomans who were affected by the recent tornadoes may go for information about state, federal or other disaster assistance for homeowners, renters and business owners.
May 28, 2013
Disaster Federal Register Notice
May 28, 2013
News Release
OKLAHOMA CITY – Oklahomans in Cleveland, Lincoln, McClain, Oklahoma and Pottawatomie counties affected by the recent severe storms and tornadoes can now apply for assistance from the state of Oklahoma and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).
May 27, 2013
News Release
OKLAHOMA CITY – Oklahomans in Cleveland, Lincoln, McClain, Oklahoma and Pottawatomie counties affected by the recent storms and tornadoes are urged to take advantage of three easy ways to register for federal assistance. You may be eligible for aid from the state of Oklahoma, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA).Homeowners, renters, businesses of all sizes and nonprofit organizations can:
May 27, 2013
News Release
OKLAHOMA CITY – Oklahomans affected by the recent severe storms and tornadoes may now visit a Disaster Recovery Center. The center is a one-stop shop where survivors may go for information about state, federal or other disaster assistance. Cleveland CountyLittle Axe Elementary School2000 168th Ave. NENorman, OK 73026Hours: 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. until further notice
May 26, 2013
Updates
There is a lot of misinformation circulating on social networks regarding the response and recovery effort for the Oklahoma Tornado. Rumors spread fast: please tell a friend, share this page and help us provide accurate information about the types of assistance available. Check here often for an on-going list of rumors and their true or false status. 
May 25, 2013
Updates
The Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP) provides the opportunity to take critical mitigation measures to reduce future loss of life and property during the reconstruction process following a disaster. HMGP is available, when authorized under a Presidential major disaster declaration, in the Tribe or areas of the State requested by the Governor. The chart below illustrates the steps for Communities, States, Tribes, and FEMA. Read this Fact Sheet (PDF) for more information.
May 24, 2013
News Release
OKLAHOMA CITY – Homeowners, renters and business owners affected by the recent severe storms and tornadoes in Oklahoma are urged to register with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), as they may be eligible for disaster assistance.
May 24, 2013
Blog entry
As you have seen on TV, a tornado leaves behind large amounts of wreckage and debris.  Unfortunately, that debris is generally made up of people’s homes, community buildings, cars, trees, and all sorts of things that a tornado may destroy with winds that can exceed 200 MPH. In order for disaster survivors to even think about rebuilding their homes or their schools or hospitals the debris needs to be picked up and removed.  FEMA and the federal government can assist by helping to pay debris removal costs.

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