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2019-09-27 19:25 - News Release

OKLAHOMA CITY – The National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) has approved nearly $37 million in claims to Oklahomans for damages from the severe storms and flooding that took place this spring.  September is National Preparedness Month, a good time to inform Oklahomans just how valuable flood insurance can be. 

2019-08-22 13:07 - News Release

OKLAHOMA CITY – The deadline for registering with FEMA for disaster assistance has passed, but that does not mean FEMA is leaving. The agency continues working with the Oklahoma Department of Emergency Management (OEM) on the recovery process for the severe storms and flooding that took place in the spring. 

2019-08-15 16:30 - News Release

OKLAHOMA CITY – Four more counties in Oklahoma are now eligible to apply for FEMA’s Public Assistance funding to supplement state and local recovery efforts in areas that sustained damage from the severe storms, straight-line winds, tornadoes and flooding between May 7 and June 9, 2019.  

2019-08-12 16:20 - News Release

OKLAHOMA CITY – Oklahomans who have experienced damage during the recent severe storms, straight-line winds, tornadoes and flooding between May 7 – June 9 should apply for FEMA assistance even if they have insurance. Also, some survivors may be eligible for a low-interest loan from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) which can also cover uninsured losses.

2019-08-08 15:47 - News Release

OKLAHOMA CITY – Oklahoma residents who suffered damage from the severe storms, straight-line winds, tornadoes, and flooding that occurred May 7 to June 9 have one week left to register with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and apply for low-interest disaster loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA).

2019-08-07 21:28 - News Release

OKLAHOMA CITY – Mitigation specialists from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will be on hand at several home improvement stores starting Thurs. Aug. 8 to provide tips and techniques to help Oklahomans rebuild and repair homes to lessen and prevent future disaster damage.  

2019-08-02 18:57 - News Release

OKLAHOMA CITY – Four more counties in Oklahoma are now eligible to apply for FEMA’s Public Assistance funding to supplement state and local recovery efforts in areas that sustained damage from the severe storms, straight-line winds, tornadoes and flooding between May 7 and June 9, 2019.  

2019-07-29 19:51 - News Release

Oklahoma City, OK – As Oklahomans rebuild and repair homes and businesses damaged by storms and flooding in May and June, FEMA has been teaming up with home improvement stores to provide free information, tips and literature on how to make homes stronger and safer during the rebuilding process.  

2019-07-25 21:18 - News Release

Oklahoma, OK – State and federal assistance to help Oklahomans recover from the recent severe storms, straight-line winds, tornadoes and flooding between May 7 and June 9, 2019 is now nearly $64 million in combined funding from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) low-interest disaster loans and paid out claims by the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP).  

2019-07-24 20:18 - News Release

Oklahoma City, OK – Oklahoma residents who suffered damage from the severe storms, straight-line winds, tornadoes, and flooding that occurred May 7 to June 9 now have more time to register with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and for low-interest disaster loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). The new registration deadline is Wednesday, August 14, 2019.