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Katie Thomas sorts through debris at a friend's tornado-ravaged day care on Tuesday, one day after a huge tornado flattened entire neighborhoods in Moore, Okla.
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Oklahoma National Guard soldiers and airmen respond to a devastating tornado that ripped through Moore, Okla., May 20, 2013.
The tornado that tore through an Oklahoma City suburb destroyed or damaged as many as 13,000 homes and may have caused $2 billion in overall damage, officials said Wednesday.
A Sea Bright man was charged today with defrauding the federal government of more than $12,000 in disaster aid after Hurricane Sandy, acting Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni announced in a news release.
Federal funding of $1.395 is approved to help subsidize storm shelters for some residents in Dallas, Denton, Collin and Tarrant counties.
The recent tragedy in Oklahoma has conjured up the total feeling of hopelessness that many have felt here in Illinois after the late April flooding and storms.
The Topeka Capital-Journal reports the bill approved in the Senate would provide about $15 million in federal matching funds for Topeka to correct problems with its levee system along the Kansas River.
President Barack Obama promised to use the available resources of the federal government to help the victims of the killer tornado that struck Oklahoma.
It also emerged that a storm shelter plan for residents was put on hold just months ago because officials jumped through bureaucratic hoops The elementary school in which seven children drowned after a monster tornado barreled through an Oklahoma City suburb on Monday had not built a tornado shelter as they could not afford it, officials have ... (more)
Federal Emergency Management Agency Disaster Survivor Assistance Teams are now in Kane and Kendall counties to provide information and give residents who were affected by the April flooding an opportunity to register for federal disaster assistance.
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The Boy Scouts of America will convene a two-day meeting of 1,400 local leaders to consider changing its long-standing ban openly gay boys belonging to the scouting movement.
An American flag blows in the wind at sunrise atop the rubble of a destroyed home in Moore, Okla., on May 21, 2013, a day after a tornado roared through the Oklahoma City suburb, flattening entire neighborhoods and destroying an elementary school with a direct blow as children and teachers huddled against winds up to 200 mph.
Here is a list of places/organizations that are accepting donations for the victims of Monday's deadly tornado in Oklahoma.
A Department of Health project to register the special needs population and those who are homebound, is getting federal funding from the U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agency under the agency's 2012 Community Resilience Innovation Challenge program.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency recommends that all U.S. citizens become prepared for natural disasters such as the f5 tornado that devastated Moore OK yesterday.
As disaster personnel and volunteers comb through the havoc left by the tornadoes that tore through Oklahoma on Sunday and Monday, they are going to rely on critical federal funding that was severely cut by the massive cuts known as sequestration.