Pictured left, Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin on site, speaking with survivors of the Shawnee Tornado. Photo courtesy Oklahoma Governor's Office.
Oklahoma City - Gov. Mary Fallin announced today that the White House has approved the state's request for disaster assistance for five Oklahoma counties hit hard by this week’s deadly tornadoes.
The disaster assistance benefits individuals and business owners impacted by the severe storms that occurred May 18 and continuing in Cleveland, Lincoln, McClain, Oklahoma and Pottawatomie counties.
Gov. Fallin noted with additional damage assessments other counties could be added to the declaration.
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