FEMA: ‘We will be here for as long as it takes’
MOORE, Okla. – Government officials and agencies have promised to help Oklahoma with whatever is needed to help the state recover from the devastating tornadoes earlier in the week.
FEMA’s Rick Serino said Wednesday, “We were here before the storm, we are here after the storm and we are going to be here for as long as it takes for Oklahoma and Moore and Oklahoma City to rebuild.”
Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin said the state has established a website, OKstrong, where people can get information on services available to those affected by the storms.
Fallin said those impacted can also call 1-800-621-FEMA for further assistance.
Tornado victims can also get help from the Red Cross.
Call (405) 228-9500.
Red Cross Shelters:
- St. Andrews Church, 2727 SW 119th Street, Oklahoma City
- Little Axe Resource Center, 1970 156th Ave. NE, Norman, OK 73026
- Carney Oklahoma Senior Center, 301 E. Maple, Carney, OK 74832 (feeding only)
- Shawnee High School Athletic Center, 1001 N. Kennedy, Shawnee, OK 74801
- Moore Community Center, 201 S Howard, Moore, OK
- Toddler argues with mother over cupcakes; 'Listen, listen, listen, Linda!'
- Oklahoma sisters lose both parents in 48 hours; FFA community rallies behind them
- Feline Fury: Family calls 911, says 'fat, angry' cat has them trapped in bedroom
- 'Crocodile Hunter' Steve Irwin's final words revealed
- FIRES: Wildfires are sparking across the metro, crews stressing caution during high fire danger