Photos and figures: January tornado

January tornado

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American Red Cross volunteers completed damage assessment in Burke and Rutherford counties today, noting 22 homes were destroyed by Wednesday night’s tornado and 11 homes suffered major damage. A total of 97 homes were affected by the storms.

The Red Cross has:  

  • Provided shelter for 24 residents
  • Served 375 meals to first responders and shelter residents
  • Served 160 snacks to first responders and shelter residents
  • Provided 21 health services consultations and 19 mental health consultations
  • 31 volunteers and staff working to support affected residents

Those who want to help people affected by storms and other disasters can make a contribution to Red Cross Disaster Relief: 

  • Visit www.redcross.org
  • Call 1-800-REDCROSS
  • Text REDCROSS to 90999 to make a $10 donation
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