Joplin tornado recovery
Updated Oct. 10, 2011
Disaster assistance resources
A list of contact numbers for disaster victims, volunteers and those who want to make donations. SW Missouri Disaster Response and Recovery Contacts
Rebuild Joplin is a comprehensive resource for people affected by the storm and for those who wish to help.
Insurance company contacts
Contact information for the top 20 insurers in Joplin from the Missouri
Department of Insurance.
Resources for Victims of Joplin Tornado on May 22 (MDI news release)
Home and auto insurers for Joplin (PDF)
Traffic control check points
Map of restricted-access areas and checkpoints. Restricted Emergency Area (PDF)
What to do now
Temporary roof repairs
How-to-Install Self-Help Tarp (PDF) U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Dealing with home damage from rain or flooding
Resources for Your Flooded Home (PDF) provides details on safety, clean up, disposal, mildew prevention and consumer protection.
Rebuild with life preservation in mind
This Storm Shelter Packet (PDF) links to FEMA resources on building a safe room in your home, and lists storm shelter and safe room manufacturers serving Missouri.
Dealing with insulation debris in pastures and hay fields
This Insulation Debris (PDF) covers steps to take to reduce risks to livestock from building insulation scattered by storms across pastures and hay fields.