Disaster Relief Information

How to Register for Disaster Assistance

Oklahoma experienced a devastating round of severe weather this year. The losses from tornadoes and flooding were widespread in communities across the state, including several areas in the Fourth District. If your household experienced losses to property due to the storms, you may be eligible for disaster assistance through FEMA

What is disaster assistance?

According to FEMA, disaster assistance is financial or direct assistance to individuals and families whose property has been damaged or destroyed as a result of a federally-declared disaster, and whose losses are not covered by insurance. It is meant to help you with critical expenses that cannot be covered in other ways. This assistance is not intended to restore your damaged property to its condition before the disaster. 

How do I apply?

Registration is currently open through FEMA and can be easily completed through one of the following methods. 

Online: DisasterAssistance.gov
Smartphone: m.fema.gov  
Call: 1-800-621-3362 (TTY: 1-800-462-7585)

What’s the deadline to register?

For damage sustained to property during the recent storms across the state (including severe storms, tornadoes, straight-line winds, and flooding), the current deadline for registering statewide for federal disaster assistance in 2015 (with FEMA) is listed below. 

Deadline to Register for Federal Disaster Assistance: August 26, 2015 

Other questions?

If you have any questions not answered on this page or need clarification, my office is available and ready to help! Please call my Norman office at (405) 329-6500, and someone will help point you in the right direction.

See also the following continuously updated pages:
FEMA updates on Oklahoma disaster recovery
Oklahoma Department of Emergency Management