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Emergency management agencies assess tornado damage

March 12, 2019

Posted: Mar. 12, 2019 7:52 PM
Updated: Mar. 13, 2019 9:50 AM

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emergency management are teaming up to assess damage across the area caused by flooding and tornadoes. one of their stops is in columbus to assess damage caused by last month's tornado. also in columbus is w-t-v-a's evan hensley live with a look at what they found. agents from both the federal and mississippi management agencies met up today here in the northern part of columbus where this ef-3 tornado touched down one resident i spoke with told me, its about time.... doris batts - area resident "yes it needs help from the state before now. it definitely needs help now all over the city we need help." residents are continuing to put the pieces back together in in the community the emergency management agents came to town to check out the citys sidewalks and other public places like the terry brown ampitheater and the rec center the agents will stick around in columbus for a few more days as the damage assessment continues... "well i'm glad to see them. i want to talk to someone. i don't know how much good it will do. but at least i can get my opinion and share what has been going on. and then maybe if we are going to get some help or when we are going to get some help." doris batts is just looking forward to when she can have her grandchildren back in her home... "now the house stays cold. i usually have the grand kids come over but now they cant come over because the house is cold and i don't want them to get sick." a notable step in this assessment will be when the agents look into the homes... that will take place earlier this week reporting live in columbus eh wtva 9 news
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