Red Cross response to Oklahoma tornado outbreak

The American Red Cross has set up shelters in Oklahoma for those affected by tornadoes. Information is provided below.
FROM STAFF REPORTS Modified: May 20, 2013 at 6:28 am •  Published: May 20, 2013
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The American Red Cross continues to respond to the areas impacted by Sunday tornadoes, according to a news release Monday morning.

Officials report at least 310 structures were damaged or destroyed in Oklahoma. Most of the tornado damage Sunday was in Pottawatomie County.

Red Cross volunteers will be out doing more damage assessment in the morning so this number could change.

Lincoln County

Carney, Wellston, and Prague affected.

Shelter open at the Senior Citizen Center: 301 E Maple in Carney.   Current population is 0.

Feeding resources available at shelter

Providing drinks and snacks to first responders

Oklahoma County

Edmond and Luther affected.

Bulk distribution and mass provided in affected areas (drinks,snacks, clean up kits)

Pottawatomie County

Shawnee and Bethel Acres affected.

Shelter open at Shawnee Athletic Center: 1001 N Kennedy in Shawnee.  Current population is 12.

Providing canteen support to first responders at Heart of Oklahoma Exposition Center 1700 W. Independence

There is also a fixed feeding site at the center in the grandstands where people can get a hot meal. Breakfast is being provided through a partnership with the Salvation Army and then lunch and dinner in coordination with the Baptist southern men.

Cleveland County

Little Axe affected.

Shelter open at Little Axe Resource Center: 1970 156 Ave NE in Norman.  Current population is 16.

Providing feeding resources

Providing canteen support to first responders

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The best way people can help is make a donation by visiting www.redcross.org or texting REDCROSS 90999.


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