- Tornado: Resources & relief
No state fees for tornado victims to replace documents
Relief for Joplin area citizens who lost their state driver licenses, identification cards or vehicle ownership documents will be extended due to an executive order signed by Governor Jay Nixon.
RESOURCE: FEMA approves more than $4 million in relief funds
The Federal Emergency Management Agency has approved and is in the process of distributing more than $4 million in disaster relief funds.
RESOURCE: FEMA to construct housing park
Land that the City Council had informally endorsed as the future site of Joplin’s fire and police training center will be developed as a temporary housing park for tornado victims.
DONATE: Fundraising effort announced to spur Joplin business growth
Former U.S. senator and diplomat John Danforth on Monday unveiled an effort to raise $10 million for a fund to restore and expand Joplin’s business community, which was devastated by the May 22 tornado.
RESOURCE: Joplin’s autism center holding therapy sessions at The Bridge
Joplin’s Ozark Center for Autism has grown aggressively from its 2007 start, doubling the number of children getting therapy and special education in its state-of-the-art classrooms on South Jackson Avenue.
DONATE: Relief organizations establish separate funds for Joplin tornado victims
Donations ranging from bake sale proceeds to $1 million checks from Fortune 500 corporations have flowed in to support the Joplin area and its residents after the devastating May 22 tornado.
RESOURCE: FEMA cites list to guard against home-repair fraud
Working at a comfortable, relaxed pace and relying on old-fashioned common sense are probably the two best ways one can guard against potential home repair/improvement fraud, experts said Friday.
RESOURCE: Workshops planned to teach storm victims about possible scams
Safeguarding Joplin residents from fraudulent home repair and improvement scams related to the May 22 tornado will be the focus of a workshop today (May 17).
RESOURCE: Freeman issues update on patient accounts and physician locations
As the recovery from the tornado continues, Freeman Health System is issuing periodic updates to alert patients and others about changes in location and new services.
RESOURCE: FEMA registering households
At the close of business Wednesday, the Federal Emergency Management Agency had registered 9,062 households in Jasper County and 515 households in Newton County.
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