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Arkansas-Ohklahoma Division Deploys Teams to Tornado Damaged Areas


Oklahoma City, OK The Arkansas-Oklahoma Division is responding to multiple locations due to tornado damage.

Oklahoma Emergency Management has sent several personnel, Urban Search and Rescue, and EMS strike teams to theJoplinarea.   They requested one of our mobile feeding units accompany the teams toJoplin.   Captain Warren Jones, Sapulpa Commanding Officer, and one volunteer fromTulsaare en route with theTulsamobile feeding unit.  They will be reporting to the Joplin Salvation Army for further orders. 

Major Alan Phillips, Bartlesville, OklahomaCommanding Officer, has been requested by the GroveEmergencyOperationsCenterto respond to the Grove, Oklahomaarea.  The Bartlesvillemobile feeding unit and crew will be deploying first thing Monday morning.

Sergeant Rob Daniels,Stillwater,Oklahoma Commanding Officer, will be deploying a mobile feeding unit and crew toKetchum,Oklahoma on Monday morning where tornado damage is also reported.   All efforts are being coordinated closely with emergency management. 

Donations are always needed to offset the costs of services to storm victims. Please visit: www.disaster.salvationarmyusa.org or call 1-800-SAL-ARMY to donate. All donations for disaster services will be used for the designated purpose.  

About The Salvation Army

The Salvation Army, an evangelical part of the universal Christian church established in 1865, has been supporting those in need in His name without discrimination for 130 years in the United States. Nearly 30 million Americans receive assistance from The Salvation Army each year through the broadest array of social services that range from providing food for the hungry, relief for disaster victims, assistance for the disabled, outreach to the elderly and ill, clothing and shelter to the homeless and opportunities for underprivileged children. 82 cents of every dollar spent is used to carry out those services in 5,000 communities nationwide.  In times of disaster, 100% of donations go to relief efforts.  For more information, go to www.salvationarmyusa.org.

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