President declares 41 counties disaster areas

Ponca City Now - February 11, 2016 8:52 am

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) – President Barack Obama has declared that a major disaster exists in 41 Oklahoma counties following recent severe winter weather storms and flooding that affected the state.

The White House announced in a news release Wednesday that federal aid will be available to the state to supplement state, tribal and eligible local recovery efforts in the 41 counties affected from Dec. 26 to Jan. 5.

The Federal Emergency Management Agency said that additional disaster designations may be made at a later date.

 

Latest Stories

Po-Hi Prom This Saturday at the Marland Mansion

The 2024 Ponca City High School prom will be held Saturday, April 20 at the Marland...

PTC Cosmetology SkillsUSA Chapter Brings Joy with “Pampered by a Princess” Event

Ponca City, OK ——-The Cosmetology students at Pioneer Technology Center (PTC) recently spread magical cheer by...

Oklahoma Bill Aims to Implement Life-Saving Cardiac Plans in Schools

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. (KOKH) — Heart disease is the leading cause of death according to the American...