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

March 2, 2009


Oklahoma residents affected by recent severe storms and tornadoes have been approved for nearly $882,000 dollars in federal grants for temporary housing and home repairs, state and federal officials announced today.

Recovery summary as of close of business March 1, 2009:

  • 337 residents have registered for Individual Assistance in Oklahoma.
  • $704,693 in Individual Assistance has been approved for temporary housing and home repairs.
  • $177,230 has been approved for other disaster needs such as transportation, funeral, medical and dental expenses, moving and storage fees, and repair or replacement of personal property.
  • 179 home inspections have been completed.
  • 419 individuals have visited the Disaster Recovery Centers in Carter and Oklahoma counties.


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