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Apply Today, Disaster Assistance Deadline is One Week Away

Oklahoma residents affected by the severe storms, tornadoes and flooding that occurred May 2-8 have one week remaining to apply for federal assistance. The deadline to apply is Wednesday, Sept. 28.

Federal assistance may help eligible survivors pay for rent, home repair or replacement and many other disasterrelated needs, including vehicle repair or replacement, funeral expenses, medical or dental expenses and other costs associated with recovery from a disaster.

If you have not applied for federal assistance, there are several ways to apply.

▪ Log onto to submit your application for disaster assistance. The website is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

▪ Call the FEMA Helpline at 800-621-3362. If you use a video relay service, captioned telephone service, or other communication services, please provide FEMA the specific number assigned for that service. Lines are open daily from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. CDT, seven days a week.

▪ Visit the Disaster Recovery Center in Seminole County. The DRC is located at: Seminole State College David L. Boren Library Room 105 2701 Boren Blvd. Seminole, OK 74868 Hours: Monday-Friday, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Closed Saturday and Sunday. For the latest information, visit Follow us on Twitter at and like us on Facebook at

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FEMA’s mission is helping people before, during, and after disasters. Apply Today, Disaster Assistance Deadline is One Week Away.

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Disaster recovery assistance is available without regard to race, color, religion, nationality, sex, age, disability, English proficiency or economic status. If you or someone you know has been discriminated against, call FEMA tollfree at 833-285-7448). If you use a relay service, such as video relay service (VRS), captioned telephone service or others, give FEMA the number for that service. Multilingual operators are available (press 2 for Spanish).


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