Miss. Gov: More Than 100 Homes Uninhabitable

By: The Associated Press Email
By: The Associated Press Email

YAZOO CITY, Miss. (AP) - Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour says more than 100 homes are uninhabitable after a tornado cut through the state, killing 10 people and injuring dozens of others.

Barbour said Sunday that there are about 100 homes in Yazoo County and another 38 in Choctaw County that aren't livable. He says state emergency officials are still trying to determine how many people have been left homeless after Saturday's storm. He says it's unlikely the final tally of damage and other figures will be done before Tuesday.

When asked how well advanced warning systems worked, the governor said he had no reason to doubt people had enough notice.

Mike Womack, director of the state's emergency management agency, says people should be able to apply for federal assistance in the future


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