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Joplin Tornado (2011)

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  • 'When you find a pet, there's hope to go on'

    For Valerie Schomburg, animals are more than a job. She has worked with the Newport Beach Police Department's animal control unit for 10 years, but often uses vacation days to help animals who have been separated from their families because of natural...
  • Names of the Joplin tornado victims have been released

    Names of the Joplin tornado victims have been released
    Joplin, MO – The city of Joplin, Missouri has released the names of the 151 people killed by the EF-5 tornado that hit this city in late May: 1 Alveraz, Jose 2 Alverez-Torres, Ma De Lourdes 3 Anderson, Barbara 4 Anderson, Sarah 5 Anderson,...
  • FactFinder 12 Survey: Tornado Safety

    FactFinder 12 Survey: Tornado Safety
    Here Are The Results of SurveyUSA News Poll #19132 Geography Surveyed: Kansas Data Collected: 04/11/2012 Release Date: 04/11/2012 20:20 ET Sponsor: KWCH-TV Wichita ++++++++++++++++++++ || 1 ||   Asked of 500 Adults || ||   Margin of Sampling Error...
  • Providing free storm shelters for children in Joplin

    Providing free storm shelters for children in Joplin
    JOPLIN, Mo -- Many of Joplin's residents had to "ride out" the viscous May 22 tornado in bathtubs, closets, and center hallways. Many people killed and injured in that tornado were swept away from their homes. It would have been less likely if they...
  • Names of people with property to pick up in Joplin

    Names of people with property to pick up in Joplin
    JOPLIN, Mo.. -- The following names are owners of lost and found items that have been turned into the Joplin Police Department in the aftermath of the tornado. If your name appears on the list, please contact Rick Beck at (417) 623-3131 extension 450,...
  • Behind The Scenes at Extreme Makeover: Home Edition's 7 Homes in 7 days for Joplin

    Behind The Scenes at Extreme Makeover: Home Edition's 7 Homes in 7 days for Joplin
    Seven Joplin families will be introduced to the world during the series finale of Extreme Makeover: Home Edition. The program showcases more than simply a story about a construction site. From the volunteers to the builders, it became a story of survival....
  • 'The Volunteer House' could be permanent reminder of outside help for Joplin tornado victims

    'The Volunteer House' could be permanent reminder of outside help for Joplin tornado victims
    JOPLIN, Mo. -- One place here became a lasting symbol of hope and encouragement after the tornado ravaged much of the city on May 22.  More volunteers were in the city on Tuesday to help preserve that symbol, which is known as the Volunteer House....
  • Springfield Woman Gives Gifts to Joplin Tornado Survivors, Second Year Giving to Strangers

    Springfield Woman Gives Gifts to Joplin Tornado Survivors, Second Year Giving to Strangers
    A Springfield woman is spreading the gift of random kindness to those in need in Joplin. Last year Frances Youngblood started the tradition of giving gifts to strangers. This year she decided Joplin was the place to spread cheer. Click on our video report...
  • FEMA mobile homes are ready to house some Joplin tornado survivors

    FEMA mobile homes are ready to house some Joplin tornado survivors
    JOPLIN, Mo. -- Some tornado survivors will soon have a new place to call home, even if it is just temporary.  Ten mobile homes from the Federal Emergency Management Agency are in the area, with 50 more units on the way. More than 500 people have said...
  • Business in natural disasters

    Business in natural disasters
    Smiths Detection developed the portable emergency room to treat soldiers on the battlefield. But the tornado that tore through Joplin, Mo., last month, executives at the Edgewood manufacturer say, showed another potential use. The twister, one of the...
  • Joplin Tornado Survivors React to Investigation of Firefighters Possible Looting

    Joplin Tornado Survivors React to Investigation of Firefighters Possible Looting
    Joplin police are investigating if three firefighters looted the night of the Joplin EF-5 tornado. On June 9, the Baxter Springs, Kansas Fire Department met for its regularly scheduled meeting. The fire department fired three employees for “the...