Disaster Response: In the News Archive


Missouri Flood Response

KSPR33 - Surprise volunteers bring Hollister family hope

The Missourian - AmeriCorps Helping Flood Victims Find Place to Stay

AltonDailyNew.com - Volunteers Needed For West Alton Clean-Up

Fox2 - Shelters open to help heat the homeless

Fox2Now - Volunteers fill sand bags at River Des Peres


Hurricane Katrina 10 Year Anniversary

CNCS - Alum AJ Lyman's experience in response to Hurricane Katrina in Mississippi


Clarksville Flood Relief


Fox2Now - Mississippi River Town Calls for Sandbagging Volunteers

Louisiana Press Journal - Volunteers Unite; Clarksville Flood Walls Holding for Now

CBS - Prisoners to Assist in Sandbagging Efforts in Clarksville

Fox2Now - Volunteers Needed to Help Mississippi River Flooding Near Clarksville, MO

KBIA - Rising River Threatens Areas North of St. Louis

KBIA - Volunteers, Communities Respond to Mississippi Flooding

St. Louis Public Radio - Rising Mississippi Prompts Sandbagging and Road Closures



KSDK - Clarksville, MO Still Needs Volunteers to Sandbag

KHQA - Clarksville Community Rolls Up Sleeves to Meet the Rising River

KHQA - This Morning Calls for Volunteers for Clarksville

Sedalia News Journal - MO Guardsmen Provide Flood Response Assistance in Clarksville, Dutchtown

CNCS - A Message From the CEO


Hurricane Isaac

FEMA - AmeriCorps – and New FEMA Corps – are Assisting Hurricane Isaac Recovery

St. John the Baptist Parish - AmeriCorps St. Louis Departs St. John the Baptist Parish, Transfers Hurricane Isaac Duties to Community


Hurricane Sandy

FOX2now - Local Volunteers Pouring in to Help East Coast

NJ News - More than 100 Volunteers Helped Clear Superstorm Debris on Hoboken Streets

St. Louis Post-Dispatch - AmeriCorps St. Louis Members Aid in Hurricane Sandy Cleanup

Newsday - The Mold Patrol - Crews Travel to LI to help in Recovery

Newsday - No Insurance, Tough Future

KSDK - Show Me St. Louis - AmeriCorps St. Louis

Port Washington Patch - Volunteers Helping Volunteers

St. Louis Post-Dispatch - There is Always a Little Bit of Heaven in a Disaster Area

Long Island Volunteer Center - Mayors Day of Recognition for National Service

Vimeo - Long Island Volunteer Center - 20th Anniversary Celebration of AmeriCorps


Leap Year Tornadoes

CNN - Cleanup Begins After Tornado Outbreaks

CNCS - AmeriCorps Responds to Midwest Tornados


Joplin Tornado

Joplin Globe - Response to Joplin Tornado cited in receipt of grant for AmeriCorps in Missouri

Joplin Globe - Our View: Ally that stood by us

Joplin Globe - Volunteers Nearing Major Milestone Since 2011 Tornado

FourStates - AmeriCorps Says Goodbye to Joplin

Guest Commentary: A Stunning Response

AmeriCorps Members are a Vital Link in Joplin Tornado Response

Rams Front Office Staff Travel to Joplin

United Way St. Louis Partners with AmeriCorps St. Louis in Joplin

Serve.Gov - The Miracle of the Human Spirit by Wendy Spencer, CEO of CNCS

AmeriCorps.gov - One Year After Joplin Tornado, AmeriCorps Still Hard at Work

Whitehouse.gov - An Ongoing Commitment, a Bright Future

NationalService.gov - Joplin, MO - One Year Anniversary May 22, 2012 (Photographs)

Serve.gov - Joplin By the Numbers

JoplinTornadoAnniverary.com - AmeriCorps Chapter

CNN - Rebuilding Joplin a Year After Tornado

Fox 14 - AmeriCorps Volunteers Continue to Help a Year Later

Joplin Globe - Storm Victims See Firsthand Benefits of AmeriCorps

WCSH 6 Portland - Joplin: One Year Later

MSNBC - President Obama's Commencement Address to Joplin High School May 21st, 2012

NBC News - Joplin Tornado: One Year Later

San Francisco Chronicle - Joplin Remembers Deadly Tornado, 1 Year Later

NationalService.gov - Abby Simons - Reflection

NationalService.gov - Quinn Gardner  - Reflection

Ozarks First - AmeriCorps Announces Major Expansion of Joplin Rebuilding Efforts

Joplin Globe - Volunteers from Tuscaloosa Paying it Forward in Joplin

Stltoday.com - How 80,000 volunteers showed Joplin, Mo., that "the world cared"

New York Times - Relying on the Kindness of Strangers

Joplin Globe - [An interview with] Dorothy Maples


Hazelwood Tornado

Stltoday.com - Reality of Clean-up Eclipses Excitement from Hazelwood Tornado


Moore Tornado

Stltoday.org - AmeriCorps St. Louis Workers Arrive in Moore, Okla. to Help With Tornado Relief


Winter Warming Shelter

Webster alumni volunteer for AmeriCorps St. Louis, provide shelter for the homeless

KSDK - Show Me St. Louis - AmeriCorps St. Louis

FOX2now - Laundry Company Washes Blankets for Local Homeless Shelters

Y98 - Insight on St. Louis: St. Louis Homeless Winter Outreach


Video Archive

KMOV4 - Missouri Flood Response 2016

KSPR33 - Missouri Flood Response 2016  Featuring ERT member Ethan Cockerham

AmeriCorps Katrina Response Video

Mississippi Flood 2008 - MSNBC Video

Katrina Relief Video from Good Morning America

PSA for AmeriCorps' St. Louis Katrina Efforts Featuring ERT member Scott Francis

AmeriCorps Success with Google Docs During Joplin Response

National Service Count on Us: Joplin Response

National Service Count on Us: 2011