Here is some video footage from local civilians who survived the devastating tornado that ripped through Joplin, MO on May 22nd.

The videos capture the aftermath of the natural disaster, and show us a close-up view of the unrecognizable, destroyed town.

Click on the links if you would like to donate to the recent tornado victims:

WARNING: Some videos contain graphic language.

Chopper arrives at the scene soon after the storms hit.

Resident records video of his unrecognizable neighborhood, while survivors wander the streets unsure what to do. [GRAPHIC LANGUAGE]