Oklahoma declarada área de desastre mayor / Oklahoma declared major disaster area

WASHINGTON — La Agencia Federal para el Manejo de Emergencias (FEMA, por sus siglas en inglés) anunció que asistencia federal por desastre está disponible para el estado de Oklahoma para suplementar los esfuerzos de recuperación para el estado, tribus y gobiernos locales afectados por la enfermedad pandémica del Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) empezando el 20 de enero 2020, y continúa.

Fondos federales también están disponibles para el estado, tribus, gobiernos locales elegibles y ciertas organizaciones sin fines de lucro bajo el concepto de costo compartido para medidas de protección de emergencia (Categoría B), incluyendo asistencia federal directa bajo el programa de Asistencia Pública para todas las áreas afectadas por COVID-19 en el estado de Arkansas con un costo federal compartido de 75 por ciento.

George A. Robinson ha sido asignado como el Coordinador Federal a cargo de las operaciones de recuperación en el área afectada. Designaciones adicionales podrían hacerse más adelante si queda evidenciado por los resultados de los estudios adicionales.

LAURENS, S.C. (April 01, 2020) U.S. Army Spc. Caleb McClellan, 132nd Military Police Company health care specialist, gives a shot to a U.S. Army National Guard Soldier being mobilized as part of Joint Task Force 59, South Carolina National Guard, for state active duty during a medical pre-screening April 1, 2020 in Laurens, South Carolina in support of the state’s COVID-19 response efforts. The medical pre-screening is part of measures put in place to limit the exposure of COVID-19 for the service members and protect the health of the force. The South Carolina National Guard remains ready to support the counties, local and state agencies, and first responders with requested resources for as long as needed in support of COVID-19 response efforts in the state.

U.S. Army National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Brad Mincey, South Carolina National Guard

Oklahoma declared major disaster area

WASHINGTON — FEMA, the Federal Emergency Management Agency, announced Sunday that federal emergency aid has been made available for the state of Oklahoma to supplement the state, tribal and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic beginning on Jan. 20, 2020, and continuing.

Federal funding is also available to state, tribal, and eligible local governments and certain private nonprofit organizations on a cost-sharing basis for emergency protective measures (Category B), including direct federal assistance under Public Assistance, for all areas affected by COVID-19 at a federal cost share of 75 percent.

George A. Robinson has been named as the Federal Coordinating Officer for federal recovery operations in the affected area. Additional designations may be made at a later date if requested by the state and warranted by the results of further assessments.