Philadelphia tornado victims seek help after tornado

Philadelphia sustained damage after the April 18 tornado and residents say they still need help.

Posted: Apr 25, 2019 11:19 PM

PHILADELPHIA, Miss. (WTVA) - Storm victims in Philadelphia said they still need help after the April 18 tornado swept through and caused damage.

The deputy fire chief of Philadelphia, Deric Horne, said the tornado hit one neighborhood in Philadelphia the hardest.

The tornado uprooted trees, damaged roofs and flooded homes.

Kathy Harrison, who has lived in Philadelphia for 54 years, said she's having a hard time with letting city administrators and storm \volunteers know that she needs help.

She said she sustained water damage in two rooms, a broken window and uprooted oak trees in her yard.

The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency workers were seen in Neshoba County assessing other tornado damaged areas.

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