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Tornado devastates Arkansas

Thousands of volunteers have turned out to help communities devastated by a deadly tornado. Parts of Arkansas have been leveled by the EF5 tornado, which has also killed at least 18 people.

Tornado devastates Arkansas
Homeowners and volunteers clean up damage after a tornado yesterday tore through the area for the second time in three years, on April 28, 2014 in Mayflower, Arkansas. After deadly tornadoes ripped through the region leaving more than a dozen dead, Mississippi, Arkansas, Texas, Louisiana and Tennessee are all under watch as multiple storms over the next few days are expected. (Getty Images)
Tornado devastates Arkansas
Cheryl Gubanski points to her trailer that was flipped on its side and wrapped around a tree by a tornado yesterday that tore through the area for the second time in three years, on April 28, 2014 in Mayflower, Arkansas. After deadly tornadoes ripped through the region leaving more than a dozen dead, Mississippi, Arkansas, Texas, Louisiana and Tennessee are all under watch as multiple storms over the next few days are expected. (Getty Images)
Tornado devastates Arkansas
Debris from a house destroyed by a tornado yesterday that tore through the area for the second time in three years is shown, on April 28, 2014 in Mayflower, Arkansas. After deadly tornadoes ripped through the region leaving more than a dozen dead, Mississippi, Arkansas, Texas, Louisiana and Tennessee are all under watch as multiple storms over the next few days are expected. (Getty Images)
Tornado devastates Arkansas
Ken Brown hands out IDs at Beryl Baptist Church to volunteers after a tornado yesterday tore through the area for the second time in three years, on April 28, 2014 in Vilonia, Arkansas. After deadly tornadoes ripped through the region, leaving more than a dozen dead, Mississippi, Arkansas, Texas, Louisiana and Tennessee are all under watch as multiple storms over the next few days are expected. (Getty Images)
Tornado devastates Arkansas
Ken Sullivan, general manager of We Willies Super Auto Wash, looks over the damage after a tornado yesterday tore through the area for the second time in three years, on April 28, 2014 in Vilonia, Arkansas. After deadly tornadoes ripped through the region, leaving more than a dozen dead, Mississippi, Arkansas, Texas, Louisiana and Tennessee are all under watch as multiple storms over the next few days are expected. (Getty Images)
Tornado devastates Arkansas
Volunteer Andrew Wallace of Fayetteville, Arkansas stacks books salvaged from the remains of a home on June 18, 2011, in Joplin, Missouri. More than 28,000 volunteers have made their way to Joplin to help clear debris in the weeks following an EF5 tornado that leveled parts of the city. (Getty Images)
Tornado devastates Arkansas
Alison Harkness holds her baby Cody Harkness as she looks for family photo albums among the debris that is left of her friend’s home that was destroyed when a tornado passed through the town on May 25, 2011 in Etna, Arkansas. The storm passed through the town damaging many of the homes as the region continues to deal with deadly tornados. (Getty Images)