Alabama Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding (DR-1971)
BIRMINGHAM, Ala – A Pratt City man who lost his home in Alabama's April 27 tornado outbreak has hired his friend, an expert in storm-safe building techniques, to rebuild his home to be safer and more wind-resistant.
Alabama recovery uses "whole community" approach, including Gov. Bentley's Tornado Recovery Action Council.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Up and coming architects and builders attending Birmingham City Schools now have a real-world guide for building a wind-resistant safe room. A safe room demonstration model was recently donated to the system’s new Academy of Architecture and Design by the Federal Emergency Management Agency.
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