- Tornado: Resources & relief
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.
RESOURCE: State sets up multiple offices to assist in tornado recovery
Joplin residents who need assistance from the state of Missouri now have a centralized place where they can go to obtain that help.
RESOURCE: Sites set up to link tornado victims with lost photos
After the storm, after friends and family are accounted for, one of the first things many tornado victims look to recover are family photos and heirlooms.
RESOURCE: What tornado victims should expect from federal agencies, charities
Tera Brady and Chris Spurlin on Friday were at the Disaster Recovery Center at First United Methodist Church in Joplin. The engaged Joplin couple said the May 22 tornado destroyed their home, then a fire eliminated what remained of their belongings.
RESOURCE: Mattresses to arrive in Joplin
Furniture Factory Outlet has teamed up with Leggett and Platt Industries and Hickory Springs Manufacturing to bring a truckload of full size mattress sets to Joplin to help those who recently have suffered from the tornado.
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