A monstrous tornado swept through the Oklahoma City suburbs on May 20, 2013, leveling the community of Moore, Okla. Rescue and recovery efforts are currently underway. The following resources can assist HR with the disaster management process.
Oklahoma City Specific
If you would like to make a donation to the Red Cross through SHRM, the Oklahoma State Council is collecting donations in order to make a one-time gift to the Red Cross. Please mail your chapter or personal checks to:
OKHR State Council
PO Box 720691
Norman, OK 73070
This page contains the locations for Red Cross shelters in the affected areas of Oklahoma and the contact info for the Oklahoma City office.
Red Cross Update: The local Red Cross Volunteer Application center will be at 232 N. Broadway in Shawnee and the NATIONAL Red Cross will be set up at Grand Casino.
Information on how to support the Salvation Army’s efforts in the affected areas.
SHRM's Disaster Recovery Resources
Managing Through Emergency and Disaster
OSHA Tornado Recovery Guidelines
Keep Your Employees Safe During Disaster Cleanup
Business Continuity & Recovery After Disaster
Employee Leave Eligibility and Natural Disasters
When Workplace Emergencies Raise Wage and Hour Issues
When Disaster Strikes: Pay, Leave and Related Issues
Employee Assistance Programs
Crowdfunding Among Ways Employers Can Help After Disasters
Managing Employee Assistance Programs
Requiring the Use of an EAP
Terrorism in the Workplace
How Employers Can Aid Victims After Disasters
Violence in the Workplace
Securing Against Random Workplace Violence
Domestic Violence at Work
AEDs in the Workplace
Good Samaritan Laws in Emergencies
Preventing Workplace Fire Casualties
Safety Guides Targeted to Small Businesses
Small Businesses Lack Proper Safety Preparation