Tag archive for ‘tornado strike’
By The Dispatch On Saturday, March 9th, 2019

Samaritan’s Purse sends disaster relief to Alabama after deadly tornado strikes

Samaritan’s Purse, an international Christian relief organization, has deployed staff, volunteers and a tractor-trailer stocked with tools and supplies to tornado-ravaged Alabama. The powerful storm spawned More...

By Guest Author On Monday, April 3rd, 2017
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9 Things You Should Do to Prepare for a Natural Disaster

Sure, it’s all the rage to come up with a zombie survival plan, but the likelihood of every having to put it into action is slim. Meanwhile, people in Tornado Alley or along a fault line face the very real possibility More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, March 20th, 2017

Why Do Car Accidents Happen?

Car accidents happen for a variety of reasons. Someone may blow through a red light, run a stop sign or fail to pay attention and rear end someone. However, accidents can also be weather related. Before you consider More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, January 31st, 2017

Samaritan’s Purse responds to aid tornado victims in Mississippi and Georgia

International Christian relief organization Samaritan’s Purse is responding to the devastating tornados that tore across southeastern states over the weekend. Disaster Relief Units are now based in Hattiesburg, More...

By Butter Bracco On Wednesday, February 3rd, 2016

Tornadoes rip through Alabama, Mississippi, devastating homes, a church and a prison

Massive storms in the Southeast resulted in tornadoes in Alabama and Mississippi Tuesday, damaging or destroying dozens of homes, at least one church, as well as a prison. No fatalities or major injuries were More...

By Guest Author On Tuesday, January 5th, 2016

Why It’s Crucial To Volunteer With Disaster Relief Organizations

When we’re debating which charities we wish to contribute our time and money to, sometimes we overlook one of the most essential charitable causes, which are disaster relief efforts. There are countless tragic More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Thursday, June 19th, 2014

Pilger Nebraska picking up pieces after twin tornadoes left 2 dead, many injured

At least two people are dead and 16 others are in critical condition after two large tornadoes hit northeast Nebraska, devastating the small town of Pilger and damaging other areas. Residents who were evacuated have More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, May 2nd, 2014

Alabama swimmer John Servati honored for sacrificing his life during tornado

University of Alabama swimmer John Servati was killed by a tornado Monday night after saving the life of his girlfriend, reports say. Thursday’s report covering the services describe him as an “All-American More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Wednesday, April 30th, 2014

Death toll from tornadoes across southeast rises to 35

Emergency officials counted casualties, picked through rubble and braced for more storms Tuesday as a massive, slow-moving and extremely violent storm system swept across the southeast. NWS twitter photo of damage More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Tuesday, April 29th, 2014

Tornadoes hit Mississippi, Alabama, Tennessee, death toll climbs

ThirteenDead in Arkansas, 2 in Oklahoma and a pair in Tennessee as tornadoes continue to ravage homes across America. “People in northern Mississippi and Alabama huddled in hallways and basements” began More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Monday, April 28th, 2014
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Arkansas tornado death toll rises, dramatic rescue caught on video

A tornado caused a “mass casualty situation” in Vilonia, Arkansas, after ripping through the town on Sunday, a spokesman for the Faulkner County Sheriff’s office said. The spokesman said the number of casualties More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Sunday, June 30th, 2013

Oklahoma tornado victims battling FEMA guidelines to rebuild homes

Should the tornado victim be “allowed” to re-build their home in an area deemed dangerous by the flood and tornado analysts of FEMA? Some tornado victims, who lost their homes, fear that they may not More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Sunday, June 2nd, 2013
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Stormchasers Jim Samaras, son Tim Samaras and Paul Young killed in latest Oklahoma tornado strike

Three veteran storm chasers were among the 10 people killed Friday night when a violent tornado barreled into the Oklahoma City metro area. Tim Samaras on ‘Storm Chasers’ Jim Samaras told The Associated More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Tuesday, May 21st, 2013
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Oklahoma tornado death toll revised to 24, 9 were children

The medical examiner’s office in Moore, Oklahoma has revised the death toll from 51 to 24, including nine children. CNN had reported as many as 91 were presumed killed by the devastating tornado. Oklahoma More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Tuesday, May 21st, 2013

Death toll in Oklahoma rises to 91

According to new CNN reports, the mile-wide tornado killed at least 91 people, 20 of them children, as it ravaged parts of Oklahoma City Monday afternoon, flattening homes, flinging cars through the air and crushing More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Monday, May 20th, 2013

Massive tornado devastates Oklahoma, 6 confirmed dead, rescue team searching school for survivors

At least six people were killed and a number of other people were injured when a storm with a massive tornado struck an area outside Oklahoma City on Monday afternoon, officials said. At least one school in Moore, More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Thursday, May 16th, 2013

Search begins after Texas tornadoes, death toll at six VIDEO

Authorities are warning that the death toll could rise as rubble searched after approximately 10 tornado strikes hit the Dallas-Fort Worth area. Six people were reportedly killed by the tornado which devastated More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, January 30th, 2013

Vernon Heartsell, man living in shed, killed as tornadoes and storms bash central and south US

A massive storm system is delivering tornadoes, fierce winds and heavy rain swept through several states in the central U.S. and South early Wednesday, reportedly killing at least one person in Tennessee and damaging More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, November 19th, 2012

Year and half after tornado, Alabama seeks help, blames FEMA

2011 was a rough year in Alabama as a series of tornadoes ripped through the state killing over 250 people. Sadly, the piles of rubble, the broken glass and battered buildings are still standing, shaken by the storms. tornado More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, June 26th, 2012
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Toddler survives in mother’s arms as they were tossed in tornado

Heather Town literally gave her life for her child as the first victim of Tropical Storm Debby. Heather Town, family provided photo The Venus, Florida woman was unidentified in the early press releases as a casualty More...



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