City manager Mark Rohr said Friday that 60 mobile homes have been ordered through FEMA. The first batch was headed toward Joplin from Selma, Ala., and was expected to arrive late Friday or early Saturday.
The 62 people now taking shelter at Missouri Southern State University will be given preference for the trailers. The homes are fully furnished and residents who occupy them would be responsible for utilities.
Friday, June 10, 2011
FEMA mobile homes will get here today or tomorrow
Sixty FEMA trailers are expected to arrive in Joplin late tonight or early Saturday, providing temporary housing for those displaced by the May 22 tornado: