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  • Joplin tornado survivors seek lessons from Katrina

    March 1, 2012 7:41 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A group of community leaders from the tornado-ravaged town of Joplin, Mo., is seeking disaster-recovery lessons from their Louisiana counterparts who lived through Hurricane Katrina more than six years ago. A busload of two dozen bank executives, hospital administrators and church workers rode through the night... more »
  • Louisiana sends 2 emergency workers to Joplin

    June 8, 2011 9:28 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - The state homeland security office has sent two employees to assist with shelters and coordinating donations following last month's tornadoes in Joplin, Mo. Missouri made the request through an agreement that allows states to draw assistance from other states following a disaster. Missouri sent emergency... more »
  • New Orleans caravan takes food to Joplin

    June 7, 2011 9:55 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A caravan of trucks carrying seafood and other Louisiana food favorites is heading to Missouri to feed the tornado victims of Joplin, Mo. The caravan includes refrigerated trucks, trailers, cooking equipment, tents, generators and a music stage. The New Orleans contingent plan to feed more than... more »
  • Acadiana-Native Describes Devastation in Joplin, MO

    May 24, 2011 11:53 PM

    As an EF-5 tornado approached Joplin, MO Sunday, Dr. David Hargroder (left) was enjoying time off at home with his wife--when they heard the sirens. The Crowley-native and his wife took cover in their basement and waited for the storm to pass. Their home did not have much damage, but... more »

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