If you were impacted by storms on April 27 or May 6, CLICK HERE to find resources available for recovery.

Natural Disasters

No one can predict when severe weather will strike, but we can be prepared. When disaster hits, local, state, and federal governments partner to assist Oklahomans as they recover and rebuild. If you have been impacted by Oklahoma weather and need information on how to receive federal assistance, please call us at 405-231-4941. 

Following the April 27, 2024, storms, Senators Lankford and Mullin, along with Representatives Frank Lucas, Tom Cole, Kevin Hern, Stephanie Bice, and Josh Brecheen, sent a letter of support to President Joe Biden to formally request disaster relief funding for damage caused by 22 tornadoes and severe storms. To read more click HERE

If you were impacted by storms between April 27 and May 6, 2024, the Oklahoma Department of Emergency Management (ODEM) is asking Oklahomans to report personal property damage. By reporting damage or loss of homes, businesses, or agriculture, you will assist emergency managers to better coordinate its response and recovery efforts. Please visit damage.ok.gov to make your report. 

Disaster Preparedness Resources:

  • For information on road closures and conditions through the Oklahoma Department of Transportation, visit here.
  • To learn about more ways to prepare, respond, recover, and mitigate in Oklahoma emergencies, visit the Oklahoma Department of Emergency Management.
  • To download the FEMA app to receive weather alerts and preparedness tips, click here.
  • For information on being prepared for any emergency situation, click here
  • For community assistance resources, visit 2-1-1 or visit 211oek.org
  • Important documentsIf you have lost important documents due to a natural disaster, my office can help you. Please fill out our online privacy release here

For more information on how the office of Senator James Lankford can help with federal casework, please click here

To prepare before disaster strikes, here are a few tips:

  • Stay weather alert by paying attention to warnings of from federal, state, and local officials.
  • Make an emergency communication plan with family members: where to go, what to do, and how to reconnect.
  • Make sure you know your community’s evacuation plan and evacuation routes.
  • Collect and safeguard critical financial, medical, educational, and legal documents and records.
  • Pack an emergency kit, including items such as water, food, flashlight, medications, and a cell phone charger.
  • Know where your gas, water, and electrical shutoff valves are located.
  • Protect your pets by making an emergency plan and kit for them.
  • Make sure you have proper home and auto insurance.
  • Avoid driving on flooded roads and never attempt to drive across flooded roadways.
  • Avoid downed power lines.