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'It just hit right then, and everything started flying': Lessons learned from the May 22, 2011 Joplin, MO tornado

Published

Author(s)

Erica D. Kuligowski, Frank Lombardo, Long T. Phan, David P. Jorgensen

Abstract

N/A
Citation
Natural Hazards Observer
Volume
XXXIX
Issue
1

Keywords

tornado, human response, casualties, emergency communications

Citation

Kuligowski, E. , Lombardo, F. , Phan, L. and Jorgensen, D. (2014), 'It just hit right then, and everything started flying': Lessons learned from the May 22, 2011 Joplin, MO tornado, Natural Hazards Observer, [online], https://tsapps.nist.gov/publication/get_pdf.cfm?pub_id=916380 (Accessed January 28, 2023)
Created September 1, 2014, Updated January 27, 2020