The main idea of the articles is that the Joplin tornado was very traumatizing and scary for the people who survived it. A storm chaser named Jeff Piotrowski videoed the Joplin tornado and had to help lots of people out of the rubble, dead and alive. He said that it was like that house after house for three hours straight. He also said it was very traumatizing and you can’t just understand or make up how traumatizing it was.
The effects disasters have on people who survive them can include the following. Trauma, homelessness, and depression. I know this because in the the text, A storm chaser’s first-hand account of the Joplin tornado, it states, “house after house after house, for about three and a half hours, nonstop. You can't write history,