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Joplin Tornado (2011)

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  • FEMA Trailers Begin Arriving for Joplin Tornado Victims

    FEMA Trailers Begin Arriving for Joplin Tornado Victims
    Many Joplin residents are still looking for a long-term place to call live after an EF-5 tornado destroyed thousands of homes last month. But help is on the way as badly-needed trailers from the Federal Emergency Management Agency are now moving in to the...
  • Joplin Survivor Remembers Terror, Blessings Following Storm

    Joplin Survivor Remembers Terror, Blessings Following Storm
    Amie Kime nearly lost her life when the massive tornado tore through Joplin last month. She remembers praying and being afraid in the hours following the disaster, amid all of the destruction, anguish and death. But she also remembers a special blessing....
  • Author Promotes Pet Rescue Efforts in Joplin

    Author Promotes Pet Rescue Efforts in Joplin
    The United States Humane Society has been very active in Joplin following that massive tornado, and rescue efforts continue. Humane Society president and CEO, Wayne Pacelle, spoke with FOX 4 News and explained how you can still help. He also discussed...
  • 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...
  • Fire Destroys Joplin Business Smashed by Tornado

    Fire Destroys Joplin Business Smashed by Tornado
    After getting smashed by a deadly EF-5 tornado, you would think that the residents of Joplin would be due for some good luck. But you would be wrong, after a fire destroyed a business being used to store things that tornado victims had managed to dig...
  • All-Star Football Game Helps Out Tornado-Damaged Joplin

    All-Star Football Game Helps Out Tornado-Damaged Joplin
    Homes, businesses and schools were levelled when the monster EF-5 tornado ripped through Joplin last month. But a huge outpouring of support is helping the town heal and start the rebuilding process, and a part of that support involves a football game...
  • Greensburg Volunteers Lend A Hand In Joplin

    Greensburg Volunteers Lend A Hand In Joplin
    Joplin is still in the clean up and recovery stage and they need lots of helping hands to get the job done.  Some volunteers from Greensburg, Kansas, a town that had its own share of devastation and tragedy, were in Joplin to lend a hand. Shane Dawson...
  • 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...
  • Kansas Speedway Offers Unique Racing Experience

    Kansas Speedway Offers Unique Racing Experience
    Kansas Speedway is offering a unique racing experience to raise money for Joplin tornado victims. Race fans can drive their own vehicles around the speedway track for a donation of $25 to the American Red Cross on June 24. The event will run from 2 p.m....
  • Pictures: Pets rescued from Joplin, MO tornado

    Pictures: Pets rescued from Joplin, MO tornado
  • Joplin Destruction Reminds Family that Preparedness is Key to Survival

    Joplin Destruction Reminds Family that Preparedness is Key to Survival
    Most of us will never forget how helpless we felt in seeing the aftermath of the tornado that devastated Joplin this past May. It was the utter destruction that made Joe Titone of Grandview realize how precious life is and how quickly it could all be...