If you’ve lived in Oklahoma even for a short time, you understand that severe weather can happen during any month.
This year has been no exception, with a variety of severe weather causing loss of life and damage to property starting before Christmas.
American Red Cross workers have been providing needed disaster relief, care and comfort to neighbors affected by winter weather and power outages in western counties; floods and severe storms starting before Christmas through January.
Trained Disaster Teams have been providing needed services in affected communities from emergency shelters, warming stations, food, disaster supplies, health services and emotional support plus other assistance to begin their recovery.
During this response the following care was provided:
To be prepared for the next round of severe weather, download the free Red Cross Emergency App to receive more than 30 weather alerts as well as tips on what to do for each before, during and after. For more info on the Emergency App click here.
To help support the around the clock free disaster relief and care provided by the Red Cross click here.