Oklahoma Severe Storms and Tornadoes (DR-4117)

Incident period: May 18, 2013 to June 2, 2013
Major Disaster Declaration declared on May 20, 2013
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Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases

May 21, 2013
News Release
Following is a summary of key federal disaster aid programs that can be made available as needed and warranted under President Obama’s major disaster declaration issued for Oklahoma.Assistance for Affected Individuals and Families Can Include as Required:
May 21, 2013
News Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency announced that federal disaster aid has been made available to the State of Oklahoma to supplement state, tribal, and local recovery efforts in the area affected by severe storms and tornadoes beginning May 18, 2013, and continuing.The President's action makes federal funding available to affected individuals in Cleveland, Lincoln, McClain, Oklahoma, and Pottawatomie counties.

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