Governor Mary Fallin (R) of Oklahoma has made a major disaster declaration. She’s requesting support from the federal government as the state deals with major storms and flooding!
As KOCO reports:
Fallin requested individual assistance for homeowners, renters and business owners in three counties: Caddo, Comanche and Garvin.
Preliminary assessments indicate 290 homes and businesses were damaged, including 124 that sustained major damage or were destroyed.
The storm also resulted in numerous road closures and dangerous travel conditions in some areas, as well as more than 150 water rescues by Oklahoma Highway Patrol and local fire and police. Two deaths are attributed to the flooding.
If approved, additional counties may be added to the request at a later date should conditions warrant.
Please share Governor Mary Fallin’s announcement with your friends on Facebook. Let us pray that everyone in Oklahoma stays safe!