Following is a summary of key federal disaster aid programs that can be made available as needed and warranted under President Bush's emergency disaster declaration issued for Oklahoma. "Emergency" is any occasion or instance in which the president determines that federal assistance is needed to supplement state and local efforts to save lives and protect property and public health and safety or to avert the threat of a catastrophe in any part of the United States. Assistance for the State and Affected Local Governments Can Include as Required:
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The head of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) yesterday announced that the President declared an emergency exists in the state of Oklahoma and ordered federal aid to supplement state and local response efforts in the area struck by severe winter storms beginning on December 8, 2007, and continuing.
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If and when public assistance obligated dollar information is available for this disaster, it will be displayed here. Information is updated every 24 hours.