6 more Oklahoma counties approved for disaster assistance
The Associated Press - June 22, 2019 10:35 am
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) – Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt says that six more counties in the state have been approved for disaster assistance by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA.)
Stitt announced Thursday that individuals and business owners affected by severe storms since May 7th in Alfalfa, Craig, Garfield, Kingfisher, Pawnee, and Woods counties are eligible for federal help.
The assistance includes housing repairs or temporary housing, U.S. Small Business Administration low-interest loans to repair or replace damaged property, unemployment assistance, and grants for needs and disaster expenses not met by other programs.
Assistance was previously approved for Canadian, Cherokee, Creek, Delaware, Kay, Le Flore, Logan, Mayes, Muskogee, Noble, Nowata, Okmulgee, Osage, Ottawa, Payne, Pottawatomie, Rogers, Sequoyah, Tulsa, Wagoner, and Washington counties.
FEMA will have teams in the declared counties to help people register for aid.