Sixty-five residents whose homes were leveled by the Oklahoma City tornado took time to complete our survey, telling us what they did before and during the tornado, with many providing useful comments in addition to answering the survey questions. We are thankful that they were willing to relive this tragedy to help us study the human response to a deadly hazard. We appreciate the assistance and data provided by Tim Marshall, Haag Engineering; Stephen Eddy, city of Moore; Jim Lewellyn, Jan Hinton, J. C. Reiss, and Mark Tullius, Oklahoma City Department of Public Works; Scott Tezak, Greenhorne and O'Mara; and Matthew Biddle, University of Oklahoma. Partial funding for this project was provided by the Office of Research and Graduate Studies and the Department of Geography at Kent State University.
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