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Citizen Potawatomi Nation to Host Event for Tribal Members Affected by May Storms



The Citizen Potawatomi Nation will host an event from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 17 (and Aug. 18, if needed) to help any tribal members who had damages from the May 2-8 severe storms, tornadoes and flooding.


The event will be held at:

Citizen Potawatomi Nation

Workforce and Social Services Building

1549 Workforce Drive

Shawnee, OK, 74801


FEMA Individual Assistance specialists as well as U.S. Small Business Administration and Oklahoma Indian Legal Services (OILS) representatives will be available to assist tribal members from any Nation with disaster assistance applications and questions.


If you are unable to attend this event, Disaster Recovery Centers remain open in areas affected by the storms including, Adair, Cherokee, Muskogee, Okmulgee, Pottawatomie, Seminole, and Tulsa counties.


To locate the closest DRC to you or if you have any questions about the application process, 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.


Download the FEMA mobile app at fema.gov/about/news-multimedia/mobile-products for more information about DRCs.


For the latest information, visit fema.gov/disaster/4657. Follow us on Twitter at twitter.com/FEMARegion6 and like us on Facebook at facebook.com/FEMARegion6.


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FEMA’s mission is helping people before, during, and after disasters.


Disaster recovery assistance is available without regard to race, color, religion, nationality, sex, age, disability, English proficiency or economic status. If you or someone you know has been discriminated against, call FEMA toll-free at 833-285-7448). If you use a relay service, such as video relay service (VRS), captioned telephone service or others, give FEMA the number for that service. Multilingual operators are available (press 2 for Spanish).

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