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Oklahoma Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding (DR-1989)

Incident period: May 22, 2011 to May 25, 2011
Major Disaster Declaration declared on June 06, 2011

News

August 5, 2011 - News Release

DENTON, Texas -- Government entities and certain non-profit organizations in Craig and Nowata counties may now seek reimbursement for expenses they incurred due to the severe storms, tornadoes and flooding that occurred May 22-25. The expenses include emergency work and the repair or replacement of disaster-damaged facilities. Blaine, Caddo, Canadian, Delaware, Grady, Jefferson, Kingfisher, LeFlore, Logan, Major, McClain and Osage counties were already designated for Public Assistance under the disaster declaration signed by President Obama on June 6.

July 30, 2011 - News Release

DENTON, Texas -- Friday, Aug. 5, is the last day for survivors of the severe storms, tornadoes and flooding that occurred May 22-25 in Oklahoma to register for assistance by contacting the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). It is also the deadline to return any loan applications to the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA).

July 22, 2011 - News Release

DENTON, Texas -- Survivors of the severe storms, tornadoes and flooding that occurred May 22-25 in Oklahoma have just two weeks left to register for state and federal disaster assistance. Friday, Aug. 5, is the last day to begin the assistance process by contacting the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). It is also the deadline to return any loan applications to the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA).

Geographic Information

Map of declared counties for [Oklahoma Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding (DR-1989)]

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 302 $3,441,115.24 $2,745,020.87 $696,094.37
Last Updated: Thursday, April 28, 2016 - 05:04 (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 $7,346,057.97 $1,651,224.58 $5,471,384.39
Last Updated: Thursday, April 28, 2016 - 05:56 (Updated daily)

Related Links

Preliminary Damage Assessment

  • Oklahoma, FEMA-1989-DR (PDF 21KB)