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Oklahoma Ice Storm (DR-1401)

Incident period: January 30, 2002 to February 11, 2002
Major Disaster Declaration declared on February 01, 2002

News

March 29, 2002 - News Release

Oklahoma City, OK -- Oklahomans in the 45 disaster-designated counties have until 6 p.m. Monday, April 8 to apply for disaster assistance if they suffered losses due to the January 30th ice storms. Officials with the Oklahoma Department of Civil Emergency Management (ODCEM) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) urge any ice storm victims who have not yet called the toll-free application number to do so before the deadline.

March 22, 2002 - News Release

Oklahoma City, OK -- Oklahomans in the 45 disaster-designated counties have two weeks left to apply for disaster assistance if they suffered losses as a result of the January 30th ice storms. The deadline is Monday, April 8. Officials of the Oklahoma Department of Civil Emergency Management (ODCEM) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) urged ice storm victims to call the toll-free application number as soon as possible.

March 14, 2002 - News Release

Oklahoma City, OK -- Oklahomans still have a day or two to visit one of the four joint Disaster Recovery Centers before they complete their operations, but state and federal officials pointed out that assistance is still only a toll-free call away for ice storm victims. The joint state/federal Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Weatherford will close at 7 p.m., Friday, March 15, due to a previous Saturday commitment at the National Guard Armory, but the other three DRCs will remain open through Saturday, March 16.

Financial Assistance

If and when individual assistance money is approved for this disaster, it will be displayed here. Information is updated every 24 hours.

Public Assistance - Dollars Approved

Public Assistance (PA): Disaster grant assistance available for communities to quickly respond to and recover from major disasters or emergencies declared by the President

Emergency Work (Categories A-B): Work that must be performed to reduce or eliminate an immediate threat to life, protect public health and safety, and to protect improved property that is significantly threatened due to disasters or emergencies declared by the President

Permanent Work (Categories C-G): Work that is required to restore a damaged facility, through repair or restoration, to its pre-disaster design, function, and capacity in accordance with applicable codes and standards

*Dollars Approved: Assistance dollars approved but not necessarily disbursed.

*Dollars Obligated: Funds made available to the State via electronic transfer following FEMA's final review and approval of Public Assistance projects.

Total Public Assistance Grants - Dollars Obligated* Emergency Work (Categories A-B) - Dollars Obligated* Permanent Work (Categories C-G) - Dollars Obligated*
Total Amount $109,054,038.02 $24,594,047.06 $83,957,589.48
Last Updated: Thursday, April 28, 2016 - 05:56 (Updated daily)

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