2011 Joplin Tornado

 

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Find shelters and assistance

Missourians who need disaster information, shelter information or referrals are urged to call 211. The 211 service number is now available for most areas in Missouri. In areas where the 211 number is not operational, citizens can call 800-427-4626.

The Red Cross established a shelter at the following address:

Leggett and Platt Athletic Center,
Missouri Southern State College

3950 E Newman Rd
Joplin, MO 64801
Local Red Cross (Greater Ozarks Chapter): (417) 832-9500

More information on shelters in the area will be available as they open.

Tornado preparedness

Tornadoes are nature’s most violent storms. Spawned from powerful thunderstorms, they strike quickly and can cause fatalities and devastate neighborhoods in seconds. Learn what you can do to keep yourself and your family safe. Read more…

 


2011 Flooding/Severe Weather/Drought

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2011 Winter Severe Weather  

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2010 Summer Flooding

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Financial Assistance for Communities Affected by Severe Weather


In Missouri You Can Be "Ready in 3"

Emergencies can strike anytime. A tornado, a flood or even a terrorist attack can change lives. Missouri families, communities, businesses and schools need to take steps today to prepare for an emergency. Ready in 3 can help.