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.

 

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