Monday, June 20, 2011

Death Toll From Joplin Tornado Rises - GeoEye is Elevating Insight

The death toll in Joplin has risen to 154 people with the death of a man injured in last month's tornado...

In this May 24, 2011 satellite image provided by provided by GeoEye Satellite Imagery, the path of a tornado is shown in Joplin, Mo. The Missouri Department of Public Safety said the confirmed death toll of 134 includes 124 people who had been on the unaccounted-for list, seven people who were taken immediately to funeral homes after the storm, and three people who have since died in the hospital from their injuries. More than 8,000 homes and apartments, and more than 500 commercial properties, were damaged or destroyed in the tornado. (AP Photo/GeoEye Satellite Imagery) AP

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