Oklahomans Affected by Winter Weather Can Apply for Federal Disaster Assistance

DENTON, Texas – Oklahoma homeowners and renters in the 16 counties designated for individual assistance who sustained damage may now apply for disaster assistance with FEMA. If you have insurance and are applying for disaster assistance, you must also file a claim with your insurance company as soon as possible. By law, FEMA cannot duplicate benefits for losses covered by insurance. If insurance does not cover all your damage, you may be eligible for federal assistance. The fastest and easiest way to apply is by visiting www.disasterassistance.gov. If it is not...
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FEMA Supports Vaccine Distribution: COVID-19 Response Update

WASHINGTON -- FEMA continues taking action to support President Joseph R. Biden, Jr’s COVID-19 response plan, as Community Vaccination Centers opened Feb. 24 in Brooklyn and Queens, New York and Dallas and Houston, Texas. An additional center will open in Texas later this week, while four centers in Florida, four in New York and one in Philadelphia are scheduled to open next week. Earlier this month, two Community Vaccination Centers opened in California. FEMA is working with other federal agencies to coordinate with state, tribal and territorial authorities and private sector...
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President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. Approves Major Disaster Declaration for Oklahoma

WASHINGTON — FEMA announced federal emergency aid has been made available to the state of Oklahoma to supplement state, tribal and local recovery efforts in areas affected by severe winter storms from Feb. 8-20, 2021. The President's action makes federal funding available to affected individuals in Canadian, Carter, Cherokee, Comanche, Cotton, Hughes, Jefferson, Le Flore, McIntosh, Oklahoma, Okmulgee, Osage, Pittsburg, Stephens, Tulsa and Wagoner counties. Assistance can include grants for temporary housing and home repairs, low-cost loans to cover uninsured property losses and other programs to help individuals and business owners recover...
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Incident Period: February 8, 2021 - February 20, 2021Declaration Date: February 24, 2021 Financial Assistance If and when financial assistance is approved for this disaster, it will be displayed here. Information is updated every hour. News and Information No articles have been tagged with this disaster. Original linkOriginal author: Anonymous
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Help Texans Affected by Winter Storms: Donate Blood, Donate Money

DENTON, Texas – Last week’s winter storms wreaked havoc on communities across Texas. To make the most of your contributions, consider these tips for donating and volunteering responsibly. Cash is the most efficient method of donating. Financial contributions to recognized disaster relief organizations are the fastest, most flexible and most effective method of donating. Organizations on the ground know what items and quantities are needed, often buy in bulk with discounts and, if possible, purchase through businesses local to the disaster, which supports economic recovery. Cash donations rather than unsolicited donated...
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