MONTGOMERY, AL (AP) - An emergency response official says nearly 18,000 Alabama households have applied for tornado aid.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency says more than $2 million has been approved for temporary housing and home repairs and more than $1.1 million has been approved to replace personal property and pay medical, dental, transportation and other needs not covered by insurance or other aid programs
FEMA has 11 disaster recovery offices open. They are at 1701 Second Ave. Southwest in Cullman, Russellville Parks and Recreation Center, 951 26th St. East in Tuscaloosa, Coaling Town Hall, Tom Bevill Center in Rainsville, Union Hill Baptist Church in Bessemer, National Guard Armory in Warrior, old Ashley Furniture Store in Fultondale, National Guard Armory in Linden, Cordova High School, and Geiger Town Hall.
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