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March 21, 2013

Red Cross: 370 homes damaged in this week's storms

— BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — The Alabama Red Cross says 370 homes were damaged during the powerful storms that struck Alabama on Monday.

Results so far from the nonprofit agency's damage assessment found that more than 65 homes were destroyed.

Another 95 homes sustained major damage and more than 200 homes had minor damage.

WBRC-TV reports (http://bit.ly/Y6Ylv6 ) that 95 percent of the nonprofit's damage assessment has been completed.

The organization says that more than 40 Red Cross Volunteers have worked to provide relief to affected homeowners. The Red Cross distributed supplies including 600 bottles of water and 500 meals.

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