FEMA: Disaster assistance tops $1.7 million for recent Oklahoma storms
OKLAHOMA CITY – In just a matter of days since the May 26 major disaster declaration, state and federal disaster assistance already tops $1.78 million for homeowners and renters affected by those storms, according to FEMA.
FEMA says more than 3,100 people have applied for assistance from the Oklahoma Department of Emergency Management (OEM), the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA).
Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) are open in three locations – Cleveland, Grady and Oklahoma counties.
DRCs are one-stop shops where disaster survivors can get information and guidance about what disaster assistance may be available.
Specialists from OEM, FEMA and SBA are on hand at the recovery centers to answer questions. They are located at:
- Noble High School; 4601 E. Etowah Road, Noble, OK 73068; Hours: 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. until further notice.
- Bridge Creek Elementary School, Upper Grade Cafeteria; 2209 E. Sooner Road, Blanchard, OK 73010; Hours: 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. until further notice.
- Plaza Mayor at the Crossroads (Formerly Crossroads Mall), 7000 Crossroads Blvd., Northwest Entrance (Accessible from Southwest 66th Street), Suite 2042, Oklahoma City, OK 73149; Hours: 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. until further notice.