The News Courier in Athens, Alabama

Local News

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 ( ) 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.

Text Only
Local News


Which foreign crisis is the biggest threat to the security of the United States?

None of the above
     View Results
AP Video
Raw: Japanese Soldiers Storm Beach in Exercises Raw: Weapons Fire Hits UN School in Gaza Raw: Rocket Launches Into Space With Cargo Ship Broken Water Main Floods UCLA Two Women Narrowly Avoid Being Hit by Train In Virginia, the Rise of a New Space Coast New Sanctions on Key Sectors of Russian Economy Crayola Announces Family Attraction in Orlando US Ready to Slap New Sanctions on Russia Kerry: Not Worried About Israeli Criticism Boater Rescued From Edge of Kentucky Dam Girl Struck by Plane on Florida Beach Dies Rodents Rampant in Gardens Around Louvre House to Vote on Slimmed-down Bill for Border Looming Demand Could Undercut Flight Safety Raw: 2 Shells Hit Fuel Tank at Gaza Power Plant Raw: Massive Explosions From Airstrikes in Gaza Giant Ketchup Bottle Water Tower Up for Sale Easier Nuclear Construction Promises Fall Short Kerry: Humanitarian Cease-fire Efforts Continue
Twitter Updates
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide

Click HERE to read all your Parade favorites including Hollywood Wire, Celebrity interviews and photo galleries, Food recipes and cooking tips, Games and lots more.
Business Marquee