Tornado Damage – Photographs and Ways to Help

We have all watched the news in disbelief as we see the devastation of the tornadoes in Oklahoma and Texas. Here are photographs from The Big Picture that vividly capture the damage and the people who are picking up the pieces.

This aerial photo shows the remains of homes hit by a massive tornado in Moore, Okla., on May 20. (Steve Gooch/Associated Press)

This aerial photo shows the remains of homes hit by a massive tornado in Moore, Okla., on May 20. (Steve Gooch/Associated Press)

Danielle Stephan holds boyfriend Thomas Layton as they pause between salvaging through the remains of a family member's home one day after a tornado devastated the town Moore, Okla., in the outskirts of Oklahoma City on May 21. Rescuers went building to building in search of victims and thousands of survivors were homeless on Tuesday after a massive tornado tore through the Oklahoma City suburb of Moore, wiping out whole blocks of homes and killing at least 24 people.(Adrees Latif/Reuters)

Danielle Stephan holds boyfriend Thomas Layton as they pause between salvaging through the remains of a family member’s home one day after a tornado devastated the town Moore, Okla., in the outskirts of Oklahoma City on May 21. Rescuers went building to building in search of victims and thousands of survivors were homeless on Tuesday after a massive tornado tore through the Oklahoma City suburb of Moore, wiping out whole blocks of homes and killing at least 24 people.(Adrees Latif/Reuters)

Sarah Dick reads a Doctor Suess book to her three-year-old daughter Jadyn at the driveway of her tornado-destroyed house in Oklahoma City, Okla., on May 22. Rescue workers with sniffer dogs picked through the ruins on Wednesday to ensure no survivors remained buried after a deadly tornado left thousands homeless and trying to salvage what was left of their belongings. (Rick Wilking/Reuters)

Sarah Dick reads a Doctor Seuss book to her three-year-old daughter Jadyn at the driveway of her tornado-destroyed house in Oklahoma City, Okla., on May 22. Rescue workers with sniffer dogs picked through the ruins on Wednesday to ensure no survivors remained buried after a deadly tornado left thousands homeless and trying to salvage what was left of their belongings. (Rick Wilking/Reuters)

You can see more of the photographs at Tornadoes wreak havoc in US.

USA Today has a list of organizations that are helping with the rescue effort and collecting funds. Several make it really easy as they give a number to text and you can donate $10.

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