Individual assistance approved for nine Oklahoma counties

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OKLAHOMA CITY – Residents and business owners in nine counties are encouraged to register for federal disaster assistance as soon as possible.

The Federal Emergency Management Agency approved Carter, Jefferson, Latimer, Mayes, Okfuskee, Okmulgee, Pushmataha, Stephens and Tulsa counties for individual assistance for storm damage that occurred on May 5 through June 4.

Assistance may include grants and disaster assistance loans to help pay for temporary housing, home repairs and replacement costs.

Registering with FEMA is required for federal aid and must provide the following:

  • Social Security number
  • Address of the damaged home and proof that the applicant lived there at the time of the disaster
  • Description of damage
  • Information about insurance coverage
  • Current telephone number
  • Address where you can receive mail
  • Bank account and routing numbers (if you want direct deposit)

To apply, visit the assistance website or call 800-621-3362.

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