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US victims begin rebuilding after storm

03-05-2012 10:46 BJT

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In the midwest and south of the United States, residents have started rebuilding their homes after Friday's tornadoes tore through.

Residents and emergency crews have been combing the wreckage of homes and businesses through the weekend. No building was left untouched in West Liberty, a small eastern Kentucky farming town.

A man stands at a rescue center in tornadoes-hit Henryville, Indiana, March 3, 2012.
The death toll from violent storms and tornadoes that raked across a huge swath of
the U.S. Midwest and South Friday reached 38 in five states, local media reported
Saturday evening. (Xinhua/Zhang Baoping)

Two police vehicles were picked up and tossed into the city hall and few structures are recognizable.

Rescue teams with sniffer dogs are still searching through debris for survivors.

The storms have killed at least 38 people in five states - Alabama, Georgia, Indiana, Kentucky and Ohio.

US President Barack Obama has offered Federal Emergency Management Agency assistance as state troopers, the National Guard and rescue teams made their way through counties cut off by debris-littered roads and toppled cellphone towers.

Destroyed houses are seen after tornadoes devastated the town of Henryville, Indiana,
March 3, 2012. The death toll from violent storms and tornadoes that raked across a
huge swath of the U.S. Midwest and South Friday reached 38 in five states, local
media reported Saturday evening. (Xinhua/Zhang Baoping)

A destroyed school bus is seen after tornadoes devastated the town of Henryville,
Indiana, March 3, 2012. The death toll from violent storms and tornadoes that raked
across a huge swath of the U.S. Midwest and South Friday reached 38 in five states,
local media reported Saturday evening. (Xinhua/Zhang Baoping)

Two workers warm themselves at a rescue center in tornadoes-hit Henryville, Indiana,
March 3, 2012. The death toll from violent storms and tornadoes that raked across a
huge swath of the U.S. Midwest and South Friday reached 38 in five states, local
media reported Saturday evening. (Xinhua/Zhang Baoping)

 

 

Editor:Zhang Rui |Source: CNTV.CN

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