Kentucky housing advocate on tornado recovery: “We can’t go back to the status quo”

Dec 13, 2021
Even before the tornadoes destroyed more than a thousand homes, Kentucky had a shortage of affordable rentals.
A homeowner reacts to tornado damage on Dec. 12 in Bowling Green, Kentucky. “We want to make sure that people have the ability to live and rebuild,” said Adrienne Bush, executive director of the Homeless and Housing Coalition of Kentucky.
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A year after a deadly tornado in Tennessee, people weigh the decision to rebuild

Mar 3, 2021
Rebuilding has been slowed by the pandemic, fears about future storms and the pain of lost lives.
Survivors have been dealing with the tornado's aftermath, from rebuilding homes to post-traumatic stress and grieving for lost loved ones.
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How storm chasers turn tornadoes into tourist attractions

Jun 28, 2018
A growing industry is offering a front row seat to extreme weather.
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After a tornado, tough decisions for businesses

Nov 13, 2015
For some, the road to to business recovery is worth it. For others, it's too hard.

One man's dream: a tornado machine

Apr 13, 2015
A tornado generates huge amounts of energy.

Meteorologist Gary Dobbs on living through a tornado

Jan 30, 2015
How do you move forward? How does it affect the way you look at things?

Two recoveries from the tornado: Finding a job

Jul 25, 2013
Coming from different financial situations can affect everything about picking up the pieces after a natural disaster -- even getting, and holding on to a job.

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Tornado watch: Revisiting Oklahoma's tragedy

Jul 1, 2013
Checking in on a small business owner who lost her office in the tornado that hit Moore, Okla.

Oklahoma tornado one month later: Possessions lost, gained

Jun 20, 2013
For the thousands of residents in Moore, Okla., left without homes by the May 20th tornado, it took less than a minute to lose everything. To replace everything will take much longer.

Losing "everything" is relative in a tornado

Jun 3, 2013
Natural disasters are great equalizers, but recoveries can look different.

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