Public Shelter Policy in Oklahoma: Yes for Nukes, No for Natural Disasters

Jun 27, 2013
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Oklahoma is the beating heart of tornado alley. State Impact Oklahoma reports community tornado shelters are closing because they are, "too popular." Listen to the audio feature.

Source: Npr Via: Joe Wertz

When tornado sirens sound, Oklahomans are on their own. State leaders encourage people to stay put where they are. But that's a big change from days many Oklahomans can still remember, when community shelters were seen as crucial to protecting the public from a very different type of disaster.

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