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2021 Winter Storms


Severe winter storms hit Oklahoma in February 2021. The winter weather lasted for 12 days with temperatures staying below freezing causing damage to many homes. On February 24, 2021, a Major Disaster Declaration was issued for Oklahoma. This allowed for federal funding to be available for individuals and households who sustained damage from the Severe Winter Storms. Grants for temporary housing and home repairs, low-cost loans to cover uninsured property losses, and other programs to help individuals and business owners recover from the disaster became available. The following counties were included in the FEMA declaration:

  • Canadian County
  • Carter County
  • Cherokee County
  • Comanche County
  • Cotton County
  • Hughes County
  • Jefferson County
  • Le Flore County
  • McIntosh County
  • Muskogee County
  • Oklahoma County
  • Okmulgee County
  • Osage County
  • Pittsburg County
  • Stephens County
  • Tulsa County
  • Wagoner County
  • FEMA Appeals and Recoupments
  • Titles and Proof of Ownership Issues
  • Foreclosure Prevention
  • Eviction
  • Family Law
  • Wills and Trusts
  • Disability Applications
  • Insurance Claims and Coverage
  • Contractor Fraud

*For more information on the topics listed above, click here.

Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc. (LASO) maintains a legal
services unit devoted to providing free civil legal services to those
experiencing civil legal issues due to the storms. These
services are free to income eligible survivors.

Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Inc.
3800 North Classen Blvd, Suite 230
Oklahoma City, OK 73118

  • Title/land issues
  • Lost documents
  • Wills, Powers Of Attorney, Advanced Directives, and Probates
  • Indian Child Welfare Issues 

*For more information on the topics listed above, click here.

Oklahoma Indian Legal Services, Inc. (OILS) is a nonprofit organization that offers free services to eligible low-income tribal members who are enrolled in one of Oklahoma’s Federally recognized tribes. If you are an enrolled member of a Federally recognized tribe and are seeking disaster legal assistance, please click here to visit the OILS page for further information.

Oklahoma Indian Legal Services, Inc.
4200 Perimeter Center Dr, Ste 222
Oklahoma City, OK 73112

Legal Aid Disaster Hotline: 888-602-8494

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