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Oklahoma Department of Emergency Management
Federal Emergency Management Agency
Small Business Administration

March 2, 2009


OKLAHOMA CITY – The Disaster Recovery Center in Oklahoma County will end operations at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, March 3, disaster officials announced today. Applicants with questions can still call the toll-free helpline at 800-621-3362.

“We feel that the majority of those needing assistance have had their needs met through meetings with Community Relations teams in the field and by registering for assistance online or by phone,” said Federal Coordinating Officer Doug Mayne.

The Oklahoma County center was opened Feb. 25 in Oklahoma City to serve the needs of Oklahoma and Logan County residents affected by severe storms and tornadoes that occurred Feb. 10-11.

A Disaster Recovery Center in Carter County will remain open from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Saturday and from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday until further notice. The facility is located at:

The Old Dollar General Store
16999 U.S. Highway 70 (U.S, 70 and Newport Rd.)
Lone Grove, OK 73443

Residents of Carter, Logan and Oklahoma counties are urged to call the FEMA toll-free helpline, 800-621-FEMA (3362) or TTY 800-462-7585 to start the registration process. Telephone registration is available 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. CST seven days a week. Registration can be accomplished anytime online at

More information about SBA disaster loan programs is available at 800-659-2955,

(TTY) 800-877-8339, or online at


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