WAGONER COUNTY, Okla. - FEMA announced Monday a new Disaster Recovery Center will open Tuesday in Coweta for Wagoner County residents.
The temporary office will help those impacted by severe storms and flooding that started last month.
Storm victims can visit the center at:OSU Extrension Wagoner County Fairgrounds 30058 East 147th St. South Coweta, OK 74429 Operating hours are 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Visitors will have the opportunity to speak with representatives from FEMA, the U.S. Small Business Administration and the Oklahoma Department of Emergency Management.
Officials provided the following information for those who wish to visit the center:
If possible, homeowners, renters and businesses should have contacted their insurance company and registered with FEMA before visiting a recovery center.
Registration is available in the following ways:
- Online at DisasterAssistance.gov.
- Phone (800) 621-3362 (voice, 711/VRS-Video Relay Service) (TTY: (800)462-7585). Multilingual operators are available (press 2 for Spanish).
- Via the FEMA app, available for Apple and Android mobile devices. To download visit: fema.gov/mobile-app.
The following information is helpful when registering:
- Address of the location where the damage occurred (pre-disaster address).
- Current mailing address.
- Current telephone number.
- Insurance information.
- Total household annual income.
- Routing and account number for checking or savings account (this allows FEMA to directly transfer disaster assistance funds into a bank account).
- A description of disaster-caused damage and losses.
The designated counties for eligible applicants are Canadian, Creek, Delaware, Kay, Logan, Mayes, Muskogee, Okmulgee, Osage, Ottawa, Payne, Pottawatomie, Rogers, Sequoyah, Tulsa, Wagoner and Washington.
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