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Statement by Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano on Severe Weather in Oklahoma

Release Date: 
May 20, 2013

For Immediate Release
DHS Press Office
Contact: 202-282-8010

“Our thoughts and prayers go out to everyone impacted by the tornadoes and severe weather in Oklahoma, especially the families and loved ones of those killed, injured or missing. As search and rescue efforts continue, this Administration—including the Department of Homeland Security and Federal Emergency Management Agency—will bring all available resources to bear to support state and local emergency management teams and first responders in the affected communities. We encourage the public to listen to direction from state and local officials.”


Review Date: 
May 20, 2013
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