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This page contains information on tornadoes in Douglas County, Kansas.

Below is a list of tornado publications from the U.S. Dept. of Commerce - National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)/National Weather Service (NWS), the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), the KS Insurance Commissioner's Office, and the American Red Cross. They each contain details about tornado causes, variations, preparation information, and much more. To view each publication, please click on each publication title.

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Disaster Relief Checklist (PDF format)
Created by the Kansas Insurance Commissioner's Office, this document contains a very helpful list of instructions on how individuals and families should proceed after property losses due to storms and other natural disasters.

Tornado Preparedness Brochure (PDF format)
Created by the U.S. Dept. of Commerce - National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)/National Weather Service (NWS), the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), and The American Red Cross, this is a Tornado Readyness Guide which includes information about how to prepare a tornado plan, assembling supplies, warning information, and much more.

Tornadoes...Nature's Most Violent Storms (PDF format)
Created by the U.S. Dept. of Commerce - National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)/National Weather Service (NWS), the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), and The American Red Cross, this is a Preparedness Guide which includes general tornado information such as variations, causes, frequency, safety information for schools, and much more.

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Kansas Insurance Commissioner - Complaint Form
Created by the Kansas Insurance Commissioner's Office, this online form allows Kansas citizens to file a complaint against their insurance carrier(s) with the Consumer Assistance Division of the Kansas Insurance Commissioner's Office.