May 11, 2010
Due to the widespread tornado damage in Oklahoma
, any Osage tribal member affected by the storms may apply for assistance through a number of programs within the Osage Tribe.
All inquiries may be directed to the specific Osage Nation departments through our 800 number:
TOLL FREE at
Or by calling our direct line at
Phones answered between 8:00am and 5:00pm daily, messages may be left 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Osage Nation TANF: Osage Nation offers crisis assistance up to $1,500 per individual for devastation or catastrophic emergencies. Applications available online or through the office listed below.
Constituent Services: Assistance with the application process for the TANF crisis emergency funds. Applications available online or through the office listed below.
Clinical Medical Services: Act as a liaison between the affected members and their doctors to restore their medical needs.
Osage Nation Emergency Management: Weather forecast and updates, tornado and weather related disaster preparedness and training.
918-287-5225 or 918-440-0190 firstname.lastname@example.org
American Red Cross / Ponca City Chapter: Assistance with emergency sheltering, housing, food, lost medications, eye glasses etc. 580-765-660
Governor Brad Henry has declared a State of Emergency for the 56 Oklahoma counties affected by the tornados and severe weather. This could lead to a Federal Disaster Declaration which would allow for individual assistance through FEMA.