THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
TEXT OF LETTER FROM PRESIDENT CLINTON TO OKLAHOMA GOV. KEATING
April 19, 1995
The Honorable Frank Keating
Governor of Oklahoma
State Capitol Building
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73105
Dear Governor Keating:
I have declared an emergency under the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act (the Stafford Act) for the city of Oklahoma City in the State of Oklahoma due to the explosion at the federal courthouse in Oklahoma City on April 19, 1995 in the State of Oklahoma. I have authorized Federal relief and emergency assistance in the affected area.
Emergency assistance under Title V of the Stafford Act will be provided. Assistance under this emergency declaration will be provided at 100 percent Federal funding.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will coordinate Federal assistance efforts and designate specific areas eligible for such assistance. The Federal Coordinating Officer will be Mr. Dell Greer of FEMA. He will consult with you and assist in the execution of the FEMA-State Agreement governing the expenditure of Federal funds.