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2019-06-25 17:01 - News Release

Oklahoma City, OK – The joint state/federal Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) in Muskogee, Tulsa and Wagoner counties will change their hours of operation starting on Wednesday, June 26.The new hours are Monday through Saturday 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.; and Sunday 1-5 p.m. until further notice. The centers are at the following locations:Tulsa CountyCase Community Center1050 W. Wekiwa RoadSand Springs, OK 74063 

2019-06-24 17:46 - News Release

Oklahoma City, OK – Survivors who registered with FEMA for disaster assistance as a result of the severe storms, straight-line winds, tornadoes and flooding that occurred between May 7 and June 9, in Oklahoma, will receive a determination letter explaining the eligibility decision and the reason for that decision.For those who are eligible, the letter states the dollar amount of the grant and how the funds should be used. When ineligible, the letter explains why and how the applicant can appeal that decision.

2019-06-22 15:16 - News Release

Oklahoma City, OK – A state/federal Mobile Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) is opening in the city of Miami in Ottawa County.Mobile DRCs are mobile disaster resources that allow state and local officials to maximize their reach to affected areas and survivors. The center will offer in-person support to homeowners, renters and business owners who sustained damage or losses from the severe storms, straight-line winds, tornadoes and flooding between May 7 and June 9, 2019.

2019-06-21 21:50 - News Release

Oklahoma City, OK – Six more counties in Oklahoma have been designated for disaster assistance as part of the federal disaster declaration for damages caused by severe storms, straight-line winds, tornadoes and flooding between May 7 and June 9, 2019.This announcement brings the total number of counties designated for Individual Assistance to 27 with recent additions including Alfalfa, Craig, Garfield, Kingfisher, Pawnee, and Woods.

2019-06-21 21:42 - News Release

Oklahoma City, OK – Three more state/federal Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) are opening in Oklahoma, in the cities of Sapulpa (Creek County), Stillwater (Payne County), and Henryetta (Okmulgee County).The centers will offer in-person support to Oklahoma homeowners, renters and business owners who sustained damage or losses during the severe storms, straight-line winds, tornadoes and flooding between May 7 and June 9, 2019.

2019-06-21 21:23 - News Release

Oklahoma City, OK – A state/federal Mobile Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) is opening in the town of Moffett in Sequoyah County.Mobile DRCs are mobile disaster resources that allow state and local officials to maximize their reach to as many affected areas and survivors as possible. The center will offer in-person support to homeowners, renters and business owners who sustained damage or losses from during the severe storms, straight-line winds, tornadoes and flooding between May 7 and June 9, 2019.

2019-06-21 20:34 - News Release

Oklahoma City, OK – A state/federal Mobile Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) will be visiting the city of Guthrie in Logan County for three days starting June 21.Mobile DRCs are mobile disaster resources that allow state and local officials to maximize their reach to as many affected areas and survivors as possible. The center will offer in-person support to homeowners, renters and business owners who sustained damage or losses from during the severe storms, straight-line winds, tornadoes and flooding between May 7 and June 9, 2019.

2019-06-18 21:20 - News Release

Oklahoma City, OK – Four more counties in Oklahoma have been designated for disaster assistance as part of the federal disaster declaration for severe storms, straight-line winds, tornadoes and flooding between May 7 and June 9, 2019.This announcement brings the total number of counties designated for Individual Assistance to 21 with today's addition of Cherokee, Le Flore, Noble, and Nowata.

2019-06-18 20:33 - News Release

Oklahoma City, OK –– Oklahoma residents with flood insurance through the National Flood Insurance Program are beginning to make claims on their flood-damaged properties and should be aware of what to expect during the claims process. Statewide, there have been over 578 flood insurance claims since April 1, 2019, with the highest concentration in Tulsa County. Policy holders should follow these steps.Immediately following flood damage:

2019-06-18 16:57 - News Release

FEMA housing inspectors are assisting eligible Oklahoma survivors of the severe storms, straight-line winds, tornadoes and flooding that occurred between May 7 and June 9, 2019 by setting appointments with applicants to verify eligible disaster-related damage.Inspectors are currently making appointments in Canadian, Cherokee, Creek, Delaware, Kay, Le Flore, Logan, Mayes, Muskogee, Noble, Nowata, Okmulgee, Osage, Ottawa, Payne, Pottawatomie, Rogers, Sequoyah, Tulsa, Wagoner and Washington counties.