How to help US storm victims

Members of the High Ridge fire department take a woman out of her trailer at the Village Green Estates trailer park on Monday, May 1, 2017, in Cedar Hill, Mo.

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  • At least 15 people dead after storms lash central US
  • Many homes and businesses damaged

(CNN)Powerful storms ripped through the central US recently -- causing floods and spawning tornadoes. At least 15 people were killed and dozens injured in Arkansas, Mississippi, Missouri and Texas.

In Pacific, Missouri, homes and streets are underwater because of flooding from the Meramec River.
Homes underwater due to  flooding in Pacific, Missouri on Tuesday, May 2.
Floodwaters overtopped a levee near Pocahontas, Arkansas and transportation is shut down in certain areas.
    Airbnb is accommodating those affected by the disaster in Missouri by waiving all service fees and hosts are offering free rooms. U-Haul is offering free storage for a month to tornado victims in Texas.
    There are several organizations on the ground providing emergency relief. No matter where you live, you too can help those affected by clicking the take action button below.