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FEMA’s Slab Removal Waiver in Oklahoma 4117-DR-OK

Executive Summary

From May 18 to 20, 2013, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, and surrounding counties experienced severe storms and tornadoes, including an EF-5 tornado that struck the City of Moore on May 20, 2013. The EF-5 tornado damaged nearly 2,400 residential homes, of which at least 1,100 appeared to be totally destroyed, leaving nothing but debris and wreckage. As a result of the severe storms and tornadoes, Oklahoma reported 26 fatalities and more than 387 injuries. On May 20, 2013, the President declared a major disaster with an incident period beginning on May 18, 2013, and extending to June 2, 2013

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