April 24th - Tallulah-Yazoo City-Durant Tornado: EF4 Rated
The Tallulah-Yazoo City-Durant tornado went on record as being one of the longest-tracking, widest, and deadliest tornadoes in Mississippi history. Traveling a total of 149.25 miles and reaching a maximum width of 1.75 miles this devastating tornado impacted all of the individuals, communities, and infrastructure of Mississippi. The tornado reached its apex of power and destruction as it entered the town of Yazoo City...
Red Cross in Yazoo City:
Yazoo Humanitarian Recovery Contribution
Yazoo Humanitarian Recovery (YHR) is a Mississippi based non-profit organization formed after the April 2010 Tornado Outbreak to provide aid and support to the individuals of Yazoo City, MS. The YHR’s primary objective is to provide on-site emotional support and physical assistance to the survivors of the April 24th tornado. The YHR organization is currently working 40+ cases focused on repairing lives and rebuilding homes of Yazoo City residents.
Contributions in the form of checks can be made to:
Yazoo Humanitarian Recovery
C/O Bank of Yazoo City
PO Box 600
Yazoo City, MS 39194