- Tornado: Resources & relief
RESOURCE: City to answer questions for residents today at noon session
Residents who have questions about the tornado recovery process or the right-of-entry forms for expedited debris removal may talk to City Manager Mark Rohr and other city administrators today.
RESOURCE: Plenty of pets are up for adoption, but potential families should ask questions
Out of the 1,196 tornado-impacted animals, the Joplin Humane Society has returned more than 400 to their owners. But there still are plenty more animals available for adoption both in Joplin and at the SEK Humane Society in Pittsburg, which accepted overflow in recent weeks to provide relief.
RESOURCE: Red Cross moves shelter, residents to Webb City
After three weeks of living in the Red Cross shelter in Joplin, Virginia Davidson has a plan. “FEMA said a trailer should be ready in one or two weeks,” she said.
RESOURCE: Some banks waiving check-cashing fees for tornado victims
Five local banks have agreed to waive check-cashing fees for checks issued by the state of Missouri to help tornado victims and relief workers, according to a statement released Monday by state Treasurer Clint Zweifel.
RESOURCE: FEMA housing arrives at Crowder
The last time temporary housing was brought to Camp Crowder, it was to house soldiers training for combat in World War II. Now, the first FEMA shipment of mobile homes is rolling in to provide temporary housing for those left homeless by the May 22 tornado in Joplin.
RESOURCE: FEMA housing heads to Joplin
A list of names of 151 people killed by tornado-related injuries was released Friday by the city of Joplin. While the official list of the victims numbers 151, there have been obituaries published for two people who are not named yet on the list, which would raise the total to 153.
RESOURCE: South Main post office to open Monday morning
Joplin’s Station “A” Post Office Branch at 32nd and Main streets will reopen to the public Monday morning. It was closed after the May 22 tornado.
RESOURCE: Help with business records available
Tornado victims who want to restore or preserve photographs or family documents, as well as business owners who need to obtain copies of their state registration and other state documents or file for registration of a new business, may do so at a local office set up by Missouri’s secretary of state.
RESOURCE: Joplin summer school bus routes announced
Summer school begins Monday for Joplin School District. Students will be Stapleton, McKinley and West Central Elementary Schools. Middle school will go to South Middle School and Joplin High School credit recovery will be at South Middle School.
RESOURCE: Unemployed, employers turn out for job fair
Sharon Didden was ready to start her new job as a pharmacy technician at Dillons grocery store. Like so many other Joplin businesses, Dillons was destroyed in the May 22 tornado, and with it, Didden’s job.
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