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News: Oklahoma Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding

October 9, 2008
News Release
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.