Relief officials inundated with donations after the flurry of twisters that killed more than 300 people across the South are sorting through the broken toys and used underwear they don't need while hunting for places to store mountains of vital supplies like canned food.
The Alabama Department of Public Health would like to share these health and safety recommendations developed by the Federal Emergency Management Agency to guide people returning to their homes after disasters.More >>
The Federal Emergency Management Agency has designated five more Alabama counties for disaster relief to households and businesses affected by killer tornadoes. That brings the total number of designated counties to 36.More >>
Attorney General Luther Strange urges citizens to be vigilant for identity theft that could occur as confidential information may be scattered in the debris of damage from Wednesday's catastrophic tornadoes.More >>
Governor Bentley has been informed by the Federal Emergency Management Agency that 11 additional counties have been designated for disaster assistance to households and businesses as part of Alabama's federal disaster declaration.More >>
Several disaster recovery centers have opened to help those whose homes or businesses were affected by recent storms and tornadoes. You can use FEMA's Disaster Recovery Center Locator to find the one closest to you.