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State/FEMA Recovery Centers Open in Bryan, McLain Counties

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Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) open in Bryan and McClain counties to help people in Oklahoma who were affected by the severe storms, straight-line winds, flooding and tornadoes occurring May 5-June 4.

A DRC opens Saturday, June 20, 2015 at 7 a.m. in Bryan County at:

Durant Middle School, 802 West Walnut St., Durant, OK 74701
Hours are 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Saturday; 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday.

A mobile DRC opens Saturday, June 20, 2015 at 7 a.m. in McClain County at:

Purcell Multi-Purpose Center (Conference Room), 1400 Chandler Rd., Purcell, OK 73080
Hours for the MDRC are 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Saturday; 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday. (This mobile closes at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, June 23)

DRCs are one-stop shops where survivors can get information and guidance about what disaster assistance may be available.  Specialists from the Oklahoma Department of Emergency Management, the Federal Emergency Management Agency, the U.S. Small Business Administration and other federal agencies and volunteer organizations are on hand at the recovery centers to answer questions.

Other DRC locations in Cleveland, Comanche, Grady, Johnston, Le Flore, Oklahoma, Pittsburg and Pottawatomie counties include:

Please note that effective Sunday, June 21, the DRCs below will be open from 9 a.m. to 7p.m. Monday – Saturday.

  • Tishomingo High School (Band Room), 1300 E. Main St., Tishomingo, OK 73460; Hours: 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday – Saturday.
  • Community Shelter Safe Room/Poteau High School, 100 Pirate Lane, Poteau, OK 74953; Hours: 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday – Saturday. (This mobile DRC closes on June 20 at 7 p.m.)
  • Heart of Oklahoma Exposition Center, 1700 W. Independence St., Section D, Shawnee, OK 74802; Hours: 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday – Saturday.
  • Tomlinson Middle School Commons Area, 702 N.W. Homestead Dr., Lawton, OK 73505; Hours: 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday – Saturday.
  • Pittsburg County Firefighters Association, 1505 E. Wade Watts Ave., McAlester, OK 74501; Hours: 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday – Saturday.
  • Noble High School; 4601 E. Etowah Rd., Noble, OK 73068; Hours: 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday – Saturday.
  • Bridge Creek Elementary School, Upper Grade Cafeteria; 2209 E. Sooner Rd., Blanchard, OK 73010; Hours: 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday – Saturday.
  • Plaza Mayor at the Crossroads (Formerly Crossroads Mall), 7000 Crossroads Blvd., Northwest Entrance (Accessible from Southwest 66th Street), Suite 2042, Oklahoma City, OK 73149; Hours: 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday – Saturday.

Survivors can apply for state and federal assistance online at www.disasterassistance.gov or by calling 800-621-FEMA (3362) or (TTY) 800-462-7585. Those who use 711-Relay or Video Relay Services can call 800-621-3362 to register.

For more information on Oklahoma disaster recovery, click www.fema.gov/disaster/4222 or visit OEM at oem.ok.gov.