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  Disaster Response Update 4/10/06
Red Cross disaster workers reported today in Alabama, Winston and Jefferson Counties seem to have the most damage from Friday's storm. Red Cross working with local EMA and FEMA teams in Winston County have reported 100 homes with damage. The Red Cross has set up a service delivery site in the Haleyville Conference Center (locally known as the old elementary school) located on 2320 14th Avenue, Haleyville, Alabama.

The center will operate Monday through Saturday 4/10 to 4/15 from 9:00a.m. to 4:00p.m.Our damage assessment reports indicate the following:

Jefferson Co, - 30 apartments and 55 homes - possibly more damaged
Dekalb Co - 1 major damaged home
Calhoun Co. - 1 mobile home damaged
Madison-Marshall Co. - 2 mobile homes damaged
Colbert Co. - 1 mobile home with major damage
Northwest Alabama - 1 home major damage

The Red Cross continues to see clients through outreach and in the Birmingham Service Center while accessing damage across the area. Anyone affected by Friday's storm should contact the chapter at (205) 458-8282

Jean Johnson Petties
Senior Director of Community Relations
American Red Cross
Birmingham Area Chapter
(205) 458-8285

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