Apply Today, Disaster Assistance Deadline is One Week Away

Release Date Release Number
DR-4657-OK NR-015
Release Date:
September 23, 2022

OKLAHOMA CITY—Oklahoma residents affected by the severe storms, tornadoes and flooding that occurred May 2-8 have one week remaining to apply for federal assistance. The deadline to apply is Wednesday, Sept. 28.

Federal assistance may help eligible survivors pay for rent, home repair or replacement and many other disaster-related needs, including vehicle repair or replacement, funeral expenses, medical or dental expenses and other costs associated with recovery from a disaster.

If you have not applied for federal assistance, there are several ways to apply.

  • Log onto to submit your application for disaster assistance. The website is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
  • Call the FEMA Helpline at 800-621-3362. If you use a video relay service, captioned telephone service, or other communication services, please provide FEMA the specific number assigned for that service. Lines are open daily from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. CDT, seven days a week.
  • Visit the Disaster Recovery Center in Seminole County. The DRC is located at:

Seminole State College

David L. Boren Library Room 105

2701 Boren Blvd.

Seminole, OK 74868

Hours: Monday-Friday, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Closed Saturday and Sunday.

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