Oklahoma Tornado Project
8:40 am
Mon April 28, 2014

Three Years Later, Norman Residents Still Wait For Storm Shelter Rebates

Tornado season has returned once again, and after the experience of last year, many Oklahomans are re-assessing their safety plans and prepping their designated refuge areas. 

Karen Stark stands in her newly installed safe room in her garage in Norman.
Karen Stark stands in her newly installed safe room in her garage in Norman.
Credit Kate Carlton / KGOU/Oklahoma Tornado Project

For some people, that just means cleaning out their safe room. But for others, this weekend’s tornado scare was a reminder that they still haven’t gotten funding they were promised to build safe rooms.

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