TULSA — The Arkansas River has crested, and it appears the worst of the storms and flooding in northeast Oklahoma is over – for now. (Wood has been knocked on).
So what’s next for those affected, and those seeking to help?
Oklahoma 2-1-1 is a statewide organization dedicated to working with community partners to efficiently deliver community services to those in need. To get help, dial 2-1-1, text 211OK to 898211, or visit them online: https://www.211oklahoma.org
For resources specifically in northeastern Oklahoma, click here. http://www.navigateresources.net/tulh/
Oklahoma 211 offers crisis lines, helplines, financial assistance, housing and shelter, food assistance, clothing, health and dental services, and much more through a wide variety of community partners. See a complete directory of available services here: http://www.navigateresources.net/tulh/
American Red Cross
As of Thursday, the American Red Cross still had evacuation centers and overnight shelters open across the area, and the organization is working to provide assistance and supplies as needed.
Below is a list of shelters operated by the Red Cross across the state:
Redeemer Lutheran Church
3700 Woodland Road
Bartlesville, OK 74006,
Roland High School
300 Ranger Boulevard
Roland OK, 74954,
First Christian Church
2424 North Main
Miami OK, 74334
2299 Old Bacone Road
Muskogee OK, 74403
Church On The Word
1511 Culwell Road (N Hwy 64)
Warner OK, 74469
1901 West 171st Street
Glenpool OK, 74033
Crosstown Church of Christ
3400 E. Admiral
Tulsa OK 74115
To register or search for someone that has registered in a shelter: https://bit.ly/1iLLS9q
To volunteer with the Red Cross, visit: https://rdcrss.org/2JYsJUo
To make a financial donation that can be earmarked specifically for disaster relief, head to: https://www.redcross.org/donate/donation.html/
If your property was affected by flooding, and you have flood insurance, you will want to follow these steps from the Oklahoma Insurance Department to ensure you are filing an insurance claim properly:
For more information on flood insurance, check out this FAQ from FEMA.
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