For Disaster Victims
The following resources are available to people who were impacted by the Oklahoma tornadoes:
How to Help Disaster Victims
If you want to help the disaster victims, the State of Oklahoma has donation information available at OKStrong.
Prepare for Tornadoes
Tornadoes can strike at any time. Learn how to stay safe during tornado season and download the Red Cross tornado app for your mobile phone.
Disaster assistance is available to people impacted by the Oklahoma tornadoes. Apply online at disasterassistance.gov or call 800-621-3362.
Image description: An illustration from The Rocket Book, an illustrated story published in 1912 that is now available to read online at Read.gov as part of the Library of Congress’s online rare books collection.
Find more books from the Library of Congress that you can read online at Read.gov.
If you plan to travel outside the United States, be sure to check your passport long before your trip. Routine processing times for passport services are 4-6 weeks (expedited services take approximately 2-3 weeks).
Renew Your Passport - Check your passport’s expiration date. If your passport expires before you plan to return to the United States, then you’ll need to get a new passport before you leave the U.S.
Apply for a Passport - If you are eligible for a U.S. passport and plan to travel abroad, get application instructions.
Change or Correct Your Passport - If you need to makes changes or corrections (due to a name change, for example) or add visa pages to your passport, see which forms you need to submit.
Report Your Lost or Stolen Passport - If your passport has been lost or stolen, report it as soon as you can. Call 1-877-487-2778 (TTY 1-888-874-7793) in the U.S., or contact the nearest U.S. embassy if you’re overseas.
Get Additional U.S. Passport Services - Look up passport fees, get the status of your passport application, find information about photo requirements, and more.
After a disaster, you can let your friends and family know you’re safe with this tool from the Red Cross. You can also search for family or friends who may have been affected by the disaster.