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Heartline At 211 And Red Cross Resource Information

Flooding in Oklahoma City on 23rd Street
NATHANAEL CALLON
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Update May 25, 10 a.m.  The Oklahoma Red Cross closed the Oklahoma City shelter Monday morning, but the other shelters listed below remain open.

Update 2:30 p.m.  Heartline and the Oklahoma Red Cross are offering assistance for people affected by the storms and flooding throughout Oklahoma.

Call HeartLine 2-1-1 for resource information like temporary shelters and agencies taking displaced pets. Heartline also has a web page with resource information. Residents of Oklahoma City can also call 2-1-1 to register the damage so officials can make damage assessments.

Below is an updated list of Red Cross shelters opened in Oklahoma for those affected by flooding.

Oklahoma City area -- closed Monday morning
Messiah Lutheran Church, 3600 Northwest Expressway, Oklahoma City

Remaining open:

Noble/Slaughterville/Purcell area: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 4401 Maguire Rd, Noble

Tulsa area: Edison Prep School, 2906 E 41st St, Tulsa

Creek County area: First United Methodist Church, 1401 East Taft Avenue, Sapulpa

Lawton area: Comanche County Fairgrounds, 920 SW Sheridan Rd., Lawton

Kingfisher area: First Baptist Church, 1340 S. 13th Street, Kingfisher

 

Original Story: Oklahoma City residents whose homes were flooded by the Memorial Day weekend rains are asked to call 211 beginning at noon on Sunday, May 24 to report if their homes, mobile homes or apartments were flooded.

The information will be used to identify portions of the City that may have been flooded and to help City staff plan and conduct a preliminary damage assessment of the affected area.  

City staff will not contact homeowners or conduct a detailed site assessment like their insurance adjuster would.

Calling 211 does not register homeowners for any type of emergency or disaster assistance. Residents needing disaster relief or assistance should contact the American Red Cross at (405) 228-9500.

This is only for Oklahoma City homeowners who experienced flooding over the Memorial Day weekend, May 23-25, 2015.  It is not for previous storm, tornado or flood events.

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