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Oklahoma Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Straight-Line Winds (DR-1917)

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Incident period: May 10, 2010 to May 13, 2010
Major Disaster Declaration declared on May 24, 2010


August 4, 2010 - News Release

OKLAHOMA CITY – State agencies, local and tribal governments as well as certain private nonprofits in three Oklahoma counties affected by the May 10-13 storms and tornadoes have just a few days left to file their official requests for assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). The deadline to file a Request for Public Assistance (RPA) is Saturday, Aug. 7.

August 2, 2010 - News Release

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. -- Ten weeks after the president’s disaster declaration for Oklahoma’s May 10-13 storms and tornadoes, state and federal assistance to help individuals and communities repair and rebuild has topped $10 million.

July 22, 2010 - News Release

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. -- Survivors of the May 10-13 tornadoes and storms have only until Friday to register for federal and state grants or turn in their applications for low-interest disaster loans. Officials with the Oklahoma Department of Emergency Management (OEM), the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) urge homeowners, renters and business owners to take one last look at their property for uninsured damages that may have been caused by the storms.

Financial Assistance

Individual Assistance - Dollars Approved

Individuals & Household Program (IHP): Provides money and services to people in Presidentially declared disaster areas.

Housing Assistance (HA): Provides assistance for disaster-related housing needs.

Other Needs Assistance (ONA): Provides assistance for other disaster-related needs, such as furnishings, transportation, and medical.

Total Individual Assistance (IA) - Applications Approved: Total Individual & Households Program - Dollars Approved* Total Housing Assistance - Dollars Approved* Total Other Needs Assistance - Dollars Approved*
Total Amount 443 $2,733,258.17 $2,425,506.08 $307,752.09
Last Updated: Wednesday, October 7, 2015 - 02:03 (Updated daily)

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 $6,325,499.52 $2,301,490.66 $3,806,380.86
Last Updated: Wednesday, October 7, 2015 - 07:07 (Updated daily)

Related Links

Preliminary Damage Assessment

  • Oklahoma, FEMA-1917-DR (PDF 21KB)
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