TULSA, Oklahoma - Governor Mary Fallin and the Oklahoma Department of Emergency Management will send a 12-person operations support team to Florida to with the Hurricane Irma relief effort.

“Oklahoma is a generous and giving state and we are happy to provide whatever support and resources we can to assist our friends in Florida as they respond to and recover from the effects of Hurricane Irma,” said Fallin.

OEM Director Albert Ashwood said, “We are committed to helping with any resources we have available as Florida deals with the effects of Hurricane Irma.”

The team will be made up of members from OEM, Oklahoma State Department of Health, Grand River Dam Authority, Craig County, Mayes County, the City of Broken Arrow, the City of Oklahoma City, and the City of Tulsa.