OKLAHOMA CITY – Oklahoma residents have just a few more days to visit the joint federal/state Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) in Cherokee and Adair counties. The Cherokee County DRC will close Aug. 24 and the Adair County DRC will close Aug. 25. The DRCs were opened to help survivors affected by the severe storms, tornadoes and flooding that occurred May 2-8.
Oklahoma residents can still visit the DRCs in Muskogee or Seminole counties for assistance. To locate the closest DRC to you, call the FEMA Helpline at 800-621-3362, visit www.DisasterAssistance.gov, download the FEMA app or visit the DRC Locator. You can also text 43362 and type DRC (your ZIP Code); for example, DRC 12345.
The center is closing permanently at 7 p.m., Aug. 24:
Cherokee Community Building
908 S. College Avenue
Tahlequah, OK 74464
Open 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., Monday through Wednesday.
The center is closing permanently at 7 p.m., Aug. 25:
Adair County EMS
4 E. Walnut St.
Stilwell, OK 74960
Open 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., Monday through Thursday.