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State/FEMA Recovery Center Opens In Cleveland County

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Residents try to salvage what they can following the May 20 tornado. Residents try to salvage what they can following the May 20 tornado.

A one-stop Disaster Recovery Center is now open in Cleveland County for Oklahomans affected by the recent deadly and destructive storms. The center offers survivors a place to go for information about state, federal and other disaster assistance.

The center is located at:

Cleveland County
Little Axe Elementary School
2000 168th Ave. NE
Norman, OK 73026
Hours: 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. until further notice

Complete Coverage: May 2013 Tornado Outbreak

Specialists from the Oklahoma Department of Emergency Management (OEM), the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and Customer Service Representatives from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) will be at the center to answer questions. Visitors can:

• Discuss their individual disaster-related needs.

• Submit any additional documentation needed, such as phone bills or letters from insurance companies.

• Find out the status of an application.

• Obtain information about different types of state and federal assistance.

• Get help from SBA specialists in completing low-interest disaster loan applications for homeowners, renters and business owners.

• Receive referrals to the American Red Cross and other voluntary organizations to help with immediate unmet needs.

• Learn cost-effective measures to reduce the impact of future disaster losses.

Disaster assistance may include grants to help pay for temporary housing, home repairs or replacement costs, money for necessary expenses and serious needs caused by the disaster or low-interest SBA loans for losses not covered by insurance or other sources.

FEMA does not distribute cash, checks, debit cards or vouchers at centers.

Four short-term registration intake centers are currently open in the cities of Moore, Shawnee, Carney and Oklahoma City to assist survivors in registering with FEMA. Those locations are:

• First Baptist Church, 301 NE 27th St., Moore
• Heart of Oklahoma Expo Center, 1700 W Independence, Shawnee
• Carney High School, 203 S. Carney St., Carney
• Luther Community Service Center, 205 E. 1st St., Luther

For more information:

• Apply online for state and federal assistance: or via smartphone or tablet by using the FEMA app or going to

• People may also call 800-621-3362 or (TTY) 800-462-7585 from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. Those who use 711-Relay or Video Relay Services can call 800-621-3362.

• Oklahoma disaster recovery: or visit the OEM site at

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