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Disaster recovery centers opening in Tulsa, Muskogee counties

Posted at 10:17 AM, Jun 13, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-13 11:42:34-04

Federal disaster recovery centers are opening Friday in Sand Springs and Fort Gibson for residents affected by severe storms and flooding.

The recovery centers, at Case Community Center in Sand Springs, and Fort Gibson High School, will offer in-person support to individuals and businesses included in the Oklahoma federal disaster declaration for storms which started on May 7.

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Recovery specialists from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and the Oklahoma Department of Emergency Management (OEM) will be on scene to provide help.

Residents can apply for disaster assistance online here.

The Community Food Bank of Eastern Oklahoma will be donating non-perishable food to flood-affected residents at a mobile pantry in the Meadow Valley neighborhood in Sand Springs on Thursday from 4-6 p.m. The pantry will be located at 29th & Maple Drive.

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