OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. -- The State of Oklahoma working in partnership with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) reports that currently more then $10 million in Public Assistance has been distributed in Oklahoma. The federal funds were made available under the Disaster Declarations resulting from the two severe winter storms that began on Dec. 28 and Jan. 12.
OKLAHOMA CITY -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Oklahoma Department of Emergency Management (OEM) announced today that 20 additional counties affected by the severe winter storms are now eligible for disaster Public Assistance. The counties added to the declaration of February 1, 2007 include: Alfalfa, Canadian, Comanche, Dewey, Garvin, Grant, Greer, Jackson, Jefferson, Kay, Lincoln, Osage, Pontotoc, Pottawatomie, Rogers, Tillman, Tulsa, Washington, Washita, and Woods.
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. -- Preliminary Damage Assessments (PDA) continue this week in counties affected by the severe winter storms that began on Jan. 12. These assessments are first-hand surveys conducted by teams of federal, state and local emergency management personnel to determine the type and amount of damage that governments and individuals may have suffered. Preliminary damage specialists have extensive experience in:
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 ApprovedPublic Assistance Definitions
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.
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