Shelter Available For Tornado Victims


Sunday, May 11th 2008, 11:18 am
By: News On 6


The American Red Cross has set up a shelter in Miami for tornado victims in the Picher area.

The Red Cross shelter is located in the First Christian Church at 2424 N Main St in Miami. This is directly across the street from the Miami Wal-Mart.

If someone needs Red Cross assistance, they can call 918-831-1109. The number is a hotline answered 24 hours a day.

The Red Cross volunteers say they are saddened by the great losses the families have suffered, and are ready to help.

Oklahoma residents seeking non-emergency disaster or health & human service information should contact their local 211.  Services are available 24 hours a day by calling 211.

  • Tulsa Area/Green Country, dial 211 or 918-836-4357
  • OKC Metro/Central OK, dial 211 or 405-286-4057
  • Southeastern OK, dial 2-1-1 or 580-332-0558
  • Northeast OK, dial 211 or 918-336-2255
  • Southwest OK, dial 211 or 580-355-7575

Area Shelters

Vinita, OK
Emmanuel Temple Church
437551 E. Hwy. 60

Adair, OK
Community Building
107 North Main

Wyandotte, OK
Community Center
110 South Main

Claremore, OK
First United Methodist Church
1615 N. Hwy 88

Ketchum, OK
Methodist Church
206 Amarillo Drive

Miami, OK
First Assembly of God
1815 Steve Owens Blvd

Pryor, OK
Community Center
6 N. Adair

Commerce, OK
Southeast Baptist Church
103 East B Street

Picher, OK
Community Building
100 Deville Creek

Langley, OK
First Christian Church
220 West Cherokee Ave.

Welch, OK
Welch Civic Center
600 South Curtis