Friday, August 24

President Obama Signs Oklahoma Disaster Declaration



Join our Facebook page by clicking here!

President Obama Signs Oklahoma Disaster Declaration


The President declared a major disaster exists in the State of Oklahoma and ordered Federal aid to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the area affected by the Freedom Wildfire during the period of August 3-14, 2012.

The President's action makes federal funding available to affected individuals in Creek County.

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 from the effects of the disaster.

Federal funding is also available on a cost-sharing basis for hazard mitigation measures statewide.

W. Craig Fugate, Administrator, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), Department of Homeland Security, named William J. Doran III as the Federal Coordinating Officer for federal recovery operations in the affected area.

FEMA said additional designations may be made at a later date if requested by the state and warranted by the results of further damage assessments.

FEMA said that residents and business owners who sustained losses in the designated counties can begin applying for assistance tomorrow by registering online at http://www.DisasterAssistance.gov or by calling 1-800-621-FEMA(3362) or 1-800-462-7585 (TTY) for the hearing and speech impaired. The toll-free telephone numbers will operate from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. (local time) seven days a week until further notice.




Fast alarm response & easy-to-use security systems for about a $1.00 per day. Learn more at ADT.com

506343_ADT Home Security Starting At $99!


Join the conversation and post your thoughts in the comments!
Read the 1461 Comment Guidelines.

1461 is currently being read by over 425,000 People and spreading!
Help the 1461 continue Grow and spread the truth - invite your friends and family to join the 1461 and learn the truth rather than BS!

No comments:

Post a Comment

Welcome to the 1461. Join the conversation.
If this is your first visit - read the Comment Guidelines
Remember you have a Constitutionally protected right to anonymous political free speech, not a free pass to be an ass.