Oklahoma Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding (DR-1803)
Incident period: September 12, 2008 to September 19, 2008
Major Disaster Declaration declared on October 9, 2008
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October 9, 2008
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The head of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) today announced that a major disaster exists in the State of Oklahoma and ordered federal aid to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the area struck by severe storms, tornadoes, and flooding during the period of September 12-16, 2008.