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Tornadoes affect 1,000+ homes

March 4, 2007

South Georgia -- We now know more than a Thousand homes were affected by Thursday Night's Tornados.

According to the Red Cross, 263 Homes were destroyed in Georgia while another 398 sustained major damage and 421 have minor Damage.

And Sumter County was hardest hit. Half of the damaged or destroyed homes in the state are in Sumter County. 168 destroyed there with another 209 sustaining major damage.  In all 517 homes in Sumter County were either destroyed or damaged.

In Baker County, 29 homes were destroyed and another 9 sustained major damage. 10 homes have minor damage.

In Worth County, 14 homes were destroyed. 9 have major damage and another 15 have minor damage.

In Mitchell County, 34 homes have major damage and another 16 homes have minor damage.

And over in Clay County, 5 homes were destroyed.  11 homes have Major Damage and another 25 have minor damage.

The Red Cross says their assessment is 90 percent Complete:

 

  • Totals (statewide for Georgia)
    • 263 Destroyed
    • 398 Major damage
    • 421 Minor damage
  • Baker
    • 29 Destroyed
    • 9 Major damage
    • 10 Minor damage
  • Clay
    • 5 Destroyed
    • 11 Major damage
    • 25 Minor damage
  • Crawford
    • 7 Destroyed
    • 10 Major damage
    • 16 Minor damage
  • Dougherty
    • 0 Destroyed
    • 0 Major damage
    • 1 Minor damage
  • Mitchell
    • 0 Destroyed
    • 34 Major damage
    • 16 Minor damage
  • Wilkinson
    • 5 Destroyed
    • 3 Major damage
    • 2 Minor damage
  • McDuffie
    • 9 Destroyed
    • 44 Major damage
    • 36 Minor damage
  • Muscogee
    • 11 Destroyed
    • 59 Major damage
    • 152 Minor damage
  • Sumter
    • 168 Destroyed
    • 209 Major damage
    • 140 Minor damage
  • Taylor
    • 11 Destroyed
    • 7 Major damage
    • 8 Minor damage
  • Turner
    • 0 Destroyed
    • 3 Major damage
    • 0 Minor damage
  • Warren
    • 4 Destroyed
    • 0 Major damage
    • 0 Minor damage
  • Worth
    • 14 Destroyed
    • 9 Major damage
    • 15 Minor damage

FEMA advises residents and business owners who've sustained losses from the deadly tornados to begin applying for assistance starting Monday.  Victims can register on-line through FEMA'S official website or by calling 1-800-621-FEMA.     

The toll free number will operate from 8AM to 6PM Monday through Saturday.    

If you need help filing insurance claims, Contact the Georgia Insurance Commissioner's Consumer Services Division at 1-800-656-2298.  They'll also help if you have questions about a claim or if you're experiencing difficulty reaching your insurance company.       Phone lines are open from 8AM to 7PM, Monday through Friday.

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