From the Oklahoma Attorney General’s Office:
Investigators with the Oklahoma Attorney General’s Office are investigating instances of price gouging and ask that anyone who experiences price gouging to contact the AG’s Office immediately on the fraud hotline at (405) 521-2029. The practice is illegal.
Also, the first scams typically seen following such tragic situations is charity fraud. Please stay alert and only donate to reputable charities.
Resources for Native Americans:
The Oklahoma Indian Missionary Conference Disaster Relief Team, whose mission is to provide direct support, care, and assistance to American Indian victims of disasters, is serving as a focal point to coordinate Native relief efforts. Rev. David Wilson, Choctaw, head of the OIMC Disaster Relief Team, has provided a telephone number for people who need help or who want to provide assistance; the team can be reached directly at 405.632.2006.
Resources for dentists, physicians, and veterinarians:
Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ: HSIC), the world’s largest provider of health care products and services to office-based dental, medical and animal health practitioners, today announced that it has opened the Henry
Schein Disaster Relief Hotline for dentists, physicians, and veterinarians who experience operational, logistical, or financial issues as a result of the devastating tornado in Oklahoma. The toll-free number for all Henry Schein customers – 800-999-9729 – is operational from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. ET.
“We are all so deeply saddened by the devastating tornado that has struck the Oklahoma City region,” said Stanley Bergman, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Henry Schein, Inc. “When this kind of natural disaster occurs, it is imperative that we do all we can to help those impacted by such a tragedy. We encourage practitioners to call our hotline, so that we can assist in their recovery as quickly as possible.”
Sprint and AT&T have said they are waiving voice, data and text overage charges through June 30 for customers in the affected areas of the May 18, 2013 Tornadoes
Resources From Oklahoma OEM; Helpful Links-
National Weather Service
Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
Interactive Weather Information Network
Oklahoma Emergency Management Association
Oklahoma Water Resource Board
Central Plains Visible Satellite
Doppler Radar Sites
Oklahoma Red Flag Fire Alert
Oklahoma’s Official Website
Local Emergency Contacts
Oklahoma Emergency Manager Directory
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[notice]Updated as of 1100 CDT 5/23/13 [/notice]