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Ala. Red Cross: 437 homes damaged in Monday's storms

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BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) -
According to the Alabama Red Cross, 437 homes were damaged to some degree during Monday's storms.

Ninety-five percent of the non-profit's damage assessment has been completed. The reports indicated that:

-69 homes were destroyed
-120 homes had major damage
-248 homes had minor damage

As of Wednesday, March 20 all Red Cross shelter across the state have been closed but are on stanby to be re-opened if the need arises, especially as cold weather moves into the state Thursday evening.

More than forty Red Cross Volunteers have worked to provide relief to affected homeowners.

The following items were supplied to those affected on Tuesday:
  • 900 snacks
  • 500 meals
  • 600 bottles of water
  • 50 comfort kits
  • 15 shovels and rakes
  • 20 clean-up kits

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