tornado

Aid continuing to flow to Moore, OK from Cincinnati

May 23, 2013
Holly Yurchison / WVXU

Matthew 25 Ministries of Blue Ash is preparing a third shipment for tornado victims in Moore, OK. The disaster relief organization says it has had more than 600 volunteers since the tornado hit. WVXU photographer Holly Yurchison took pictures as adults and children filled personal care kits.

It's been six months since the Village of Moscow was ravaged by a tornado. For some it has taken this long to move back in.

Councilman and resident Kent Jones now has his next door neighbors back. The March tornado destroyed their home and just this week they moved back in. What he doesn't have is trees in the lot between their homes. However a thoughtful planting effort is underway in the village.

This year's damaging storms have some homeowners looking to create safe rooms to provide a sturdy safe place to go during a tornado or dangerous weather.

Mitigation Branch Chief Steve Ferryman says the Ohio Emergency Management Agency is offering a rebate program to help fund the above or below ground shelters.