long term recovery group http://wamc.org en Community Group Helps Couple Rebound From Disaster http://wamc.org/post/community-group-helps-couple-rebound-disaster <p>A&nbsp; Springfield Massachusetts couple is having a heartwarming, yet bittersweet, homecoming this Thanksgiving.&nbsp; They are finally moving back to the home that was nearly destroyed in the June 1, 2011 tornado.&nbsp;&nbsp; WAMC”s Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports</p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p>The&nbsp; tornado caused major&nbsp; damage to the ranch style home of&nbsp; Terry Humphries and&nbsp; his wife MaryAnn Carroll. More than a dozen trees came crashing down, leaving holes in the roof.&nbsp; Then things got worse.</p> Wed, 21 Nov 2012 23:21:00 +0000 Paul Tuthill 52497 at http://wamc.org Community Group Helps Couple Rebound From Disaster Survey Of Tornado Survivors Finds Many Needs Remain http://wamc.org/post/survey-tornado-survivors-finds-many-needs-remain <p>&nbsp; A survey of&nbsp; people affected by the tornado in Springfield Massachusetts nearly a year ago finds dozens still have unmet needs. These range from major roof repairs to replacing household appliances and furnishings&nbsp; with an estimated total cost of almost $1 million.&nbsp; WAMC&rdquo;s Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports.</p><p>&nbsp;</p> Wed, 02 May 2012 22:30:00 +0000 Paul Tuthill 38128 at http://wamc.org Survey Of Tornado Survivors Finds Many Needs Remain Needs Assessment Of People Affected By Tornado Underway http://wamc.org/post/needs-assessment-people-affected-tornado-underway <p><font size="2">&nbsp;&nbsp; Experienced disaster response volunteers are canvassing the tornado devastated neighborhoods of Springfield Massachusetts to conduct a needs assessment.&nbsp; Local organizations will use the&nbsp; collected information to help people still struggling to recover from the storm.&nbsp;&nbsp; WAMC&rdquo;s Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports.<br /> Tue, 17 Apr 2012 19:55:00 +0000 Paul Tuthill 37001 at http://wamc.org Needs Assessment Of People Affected By Tornado Underway