Verifying Proof of Ownership When Applying for FEMA Disaster Assistance

OKLAHOMA CITY –Oklahomans living in the 16 designated counties that were recently impacted by the severe winter storms, may be eligible for federal disaster assistance. If you are a homeowner who applied to FEMA for disaster assistance, you must provide proof of ownership and occupancy to help with repairs to your damaged home. FEMA verifies ownership through virtual inspection, automated public and government records or through documents submitted by the applicant. To help FEMA assess your application, homeowners have several options to meet this requirement. These include: Deed, title or lease....

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Incident Period: January 20, 2020 and continuing. Declaration Date: March 28, 2021 Financial Assistance If and when financial assistance is approved for this disaster, it will be displayed here. Information is updated every hour. News and Information No articles have been tagged with this disaster. Original linkOriginal author: Anonymous

Oklahoma Survivors Affected by Severe Winter Storms Can Upload Documents for FEMA at Local Libraries

OKLAHOMA CITY—The State of Oklahoma and FEMA are now partnering with the Oklahoma Department of Libraries and local libraries in the counties approved for federal assistance to make it easier for survivors to upload documents needed for their FEMA application for disaster aid. The 16 eligible counties are Canadian, Carter, Cherokee, Comanche, Cotton, Hughes, Jefferson, Le Flore, McIntosh, Oklahoma, Okmulgee, Osage, Pittsburg, Stephens, Tulsa and Wagoner. There are 83 libraries in these counties prepared to help survivors upload their documents for their FEMA registration. Survivors can also use library computers to...

Preliminary Flood Maps for Roosevelt County, New Mexico Ready for Public View

DENTON, Texas – Preliminary Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs) are available for review by residents and business owners in all communities and unincorporated areas of Roosevelt County, New Mexico. Property owners are encouraged to review the latest information to learn about local flood risks and potential future flood insurance requirements. Community stakeholders can identify any concerns or questions about the information provided and participate in the appeal and comment periods for the maps. For this Physical Map Revision, the FIRMs for Roosevelt County serve multiple purposes, including defining Special Flood Hazard...

Preliminary Flood Maps for Kaufman County, Texas Ready for Public View

DENTON, Texas – Preliminary Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs) are available for review by residents and business owners in all communities and unincorporated areas of Kaufman County, Texas. Property owners are encouraged to review the latest information to learn about local flood risks and potential future flood insurance requirements. Community stakeholders can identify any concerns or questions about the information provided and participate in the appeal and comment periods for the maps. For this Physical Map Revision, the FIRMs for Kaufman County serve multiple purposes, including defining Special Flood Hazard Areas...

Public Invited to Appeal or Comment on Flood Maps in Grayson County, Texas

DENTON, Texas – Preliminary flood risk information and updated Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs) are available for review by residents and business owners in Grayson County, Texas. Property owners are encouraged to review the latest information to learn about local flood risks and potential future flood insurance requirements. Community stakeholders can identify any concerns or questions about the information provided and participate in the 90-day appeal and comment period. The updated maps were produced in coordination with local, state and FEMA officials. Significant community review of the maps has already taken...

FEMA Cost Share Adjustment Grants Louisiana More Funds for Public Assistance in Hurricane Laura Recovery

BATON ROUGE, La.--- Damage from Hurricane Laura was of such severity that it crossed the threshold of FEMA’s normal Public Assistance cost-share rate of 75% and allowed the State of Louisiana to receive a rarely reached cost- share rate of 90% for eligible damages. This resulted in almost $22 million more for applicants to fund projects. From rebuilding parish buildings to repairing sewer systems to restoring a children’s hospital, these projects are helping Louisiana communities recover from the hurricane. Five major recipients received grants totaling over $19.6 million more for their...

Prepare Now for Imminent Dangerous Storms from the Mississippi Valley to Alabama

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FEMA Advisors Available for Oklahomans Requiring Specialized Assistance

OKLAHOMA CITY, Oklahoma — FEMA is committed to helping all Oklahoma residents who were affected by the winter storms, including anyone requiring specialized assistance. FEMA’s guidance is intended to ensure that individuals who have access and functional needs receive lawful and equal assistance before, during and after a disaster. Survivors in 16 Oklahoma counties are eligible for federal assistance. The counties are Canadian, Carter, Cherokee, Comanche, Cotton, Hughes, Jefferson, Le Flore, McIntosh, Oklahoma, Okmulgee, Osage, Pittsburg, Stephens, Tulsa and Wagoner. When applying for federal assistance, pay special attention to question number...

Oklahoma Survivors Affected by Severe Winter Storms Reminded to Apply for Federal Disaster Assistance

DENTON, Texas – Oklahomans in 16 counties designated for federal assistance should register with FEMA now if they sustained damage to their homes following the recent winter storms. Two weeks have passed since the president granted a major disaster declaration. Disaster assistance can include grants to help pay for temporary housing, home repairs and other serious disaster-related expenses not met by insurance or other assistance programs. The 16 eligible counties are Canadian, Carter, Cherokee, Comanche, Cotton, Hughes, Jefferson, Le Flore, McIntosh, Oklahoma, Okmulgee, Osage, Pittsburg, Stephens, Tulsa and Wagoner. If you...