Deadline Approaches For Flood Assistance

Sunday, October 14th 2007, 7:59 pm
By: News On 6

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- The deadline to file for federal disaster unemployment assistance in 19 Oklahoma counties is coming up soon. Workers in those counties who lost work or earnings due to severe storms, flooding and tornadoes that occurred in Oklahoma from June 10th through July 25th have until October 26th to apply for the assistance.

People who think they might be eligible for assistance should call an Oklahoma Employment Security Commission service center to begin the claims process.

People in the following counties face the deadline: Atoka, Caddo, Coal, Creek, Delaware, Garfield, Garvin, Kay, Kingfisher, Lincoln, Marshall, Mayes, Muskogee, Noble, Okfuskee, Okmulgee, Pushmataha, Washita and Woods.