"HODR is excited to announce its second micro-deployment in the United States to begin Monday May 19, 2008 and run for approximately 30 days. “Project Newton County” will work to help the people of Newton County, Missouri recover from a May 10th tornado that cut a wide swath of destruction. Strong winds measuring up to F-4 strength spanned the entire 30-mile length of Newton County leaving a 1/4-mile wide mark through parts of the towns of Newtonia, Granby, Racine, and Neosho. Approximately 460 houses were affected by Saturday’s disaster including close to 200 houses either completely destroyed or suffering major damage, which left them uninhabitable"If anyone is interested in going out, email me (jim) as soon as possible. I think I am going Wednesday to Wednesday. Not sure how yet. May fly, may drive, may drive one way, fly one way.
Sunday, May 18, 2008
Hands On Disaster Response: