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Emergency Peoples’ Relief Taking Place in OK

Posted on the 21 May 2013 by Earth First! Newswire @efjournal

Emergency Peoples’ Relief Taking Place in OK

In case you didn’t know, a tornado touched down in Oklahoma, killing at least 51 people (20 children among them). We can’t control the weather, we can try to stop climate change before it gets worse, and we can definitely help build solidarity networks to respond to emergency situations. FEMA is too busy picking which trees to cut down in the San Francisco Bay area. Solidarity is all we have.

Cross Posted from Infoshop.org

Support Oklahoma

We are collecting information about how people can support independent relief efforts supporting the people in Oklahoma affected by the May 20, 2013 tornado.

Rainbow Rapid Response Disaster Relief for Oklahoma
Food Not Bombs – Norman, OK
Occupy Disaster Relief
Mutual Aid Official Contacts
Occupy Norman

From Occupy Norman

1. If you have any type of medical background/credentials and want to help relief efforts, get to the Warren Theater.

2. If you don’t have medical credentials but want to help, get to the Home Depot in Moore.

3. If you’re not anywhere near Moore and want to help, start organizing a relief drive.

Norman: Donations to help tornado victims accepted at Community Action, 1155 E Main. Across from the Eastside Walmart at 12th and Main. Hours: 8-5.

New York City / Staten Island: Midland Avenue Neighborhood Relief 
Midland Avenue Relief center is collecting donations for Oklahoma…they are planning to drive or fly there. All help is needed! All donations welcome! Please be kind and segregate the clothes in proper bags and label them before dropping… in Midland Hub. Please do not give them extra work and pack them well….Any monetary donations will be also accepted for renting the truck. Thank you.

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