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President Obama today declared the city of Moore, Oklahoma, a disaster zone as 24 people, including nine children, were confirmed dead after a huge tornado hit the area.
Hundreds of homes were reduced to rubble and schools almost completely destroyed just before lessons were due to end.
In Moore, our team found relieved relatives of rescued children and desperate parents of those not yet accounted for.
This video report is by ITV News correspondent Robert Moore:
A resident of Moore, Oklahoma, filmed as he opened his family's storm shelter door for the first time since the deadly tornado caused devastation in his city.
The man remains calm as he climbs up steps to see remains of houses strewn about his neighbourhood, later remarking: "The Lord giveth and the Lord taketh away."
Officials from the city of Moore had complained earlier this year that money for "safe room" weather shelters in residential properties had been delayed by red tape.
A statement posted in February on the City of Moore’s website read: “Our countywide Hazard Mitigation Plan still has not been approved by the State and FEMA.”
Fresh thunderstorms and lightening are slowing the rescue effort across Oklahoma, according to the Oklahoma Highway Patrol.
Rescue workers today continued to search through the rubble of schools and houses in Moore, Oklahoma, where a huge tornado caused devastating damage.
Tony Pulis has left Stoke City after seven years in charge at the Britannia Stadium, the club has confirmed.
A short statement on the club's website said: "Stoke City and Tony Pulis confirm that they have mutually agreed that Tony will leave the Club with immediate effect."