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Residents fearful of more storm damage

Clearing debris has been a two month chore for folks in Radium Spring (Source: WALB) Clearing debris has been a two month chore for folks in Radium Spring (Source: WALB)
"We cant handle anymore," said Thompson (Source: WALB) "We cant handle anymore," said Thompson (Source: WALB)
"Volunteers are ready," said Gieryic (Source: WALB) "Volunteers are ready," said Gieryic (Source: WALB)
ALBANY, GA (WALB) -

Some still have not recovered from the tornadoes back in January that left their homes in ruins. 

Constantly clearing debris has been a common chore for folks in the Radium Springs neighborhood. 

"So many people are still behind and are still trying to catch up," said A.L. Thompson, resident. 

"It's like doing your laundry at the house and the kids keep bringing more baskets of laundry and you never get done. It's just such a big big task and its just disheartening that it could be coming, scary at the same time. Anxious and just hoping for the best," said Tom Gieryic, volunteer organizer. 

For people that live in the radium spring neighborhood...they have spent the last two months cleaning and re-building their homes.

Volunteers, like Tom Gieryic, said there is still so much work to do. 

"To the average person, they think we survived this storm and everything is back to normal. If another one comes, we just start the whole process over. It's not like that here," said Gieryic.   

They are scared they may never recover...especially if they have to deal with anymore devastating weather. 

"I hope no severe weather comes but if it happens again, I don't know what we'll do. It will destroy us. We've had enough this year," said Thompson. 

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