Four more Alabama disaster relief units have been called out to help in Sandy-impacted areas. I am awaiting the roster currently under construction for replacement teams deploying. Two teams leave Saturday and two more on Monday with Admin and Chaplains. Team sizes are being determined. Teams will deploy for 7-10 days and are in addition to those already serving. We are standing up additional resources as needed and thus playing it by ear from week to week as needs are confirmed.
At least five people were killed and hundreds of homes — and at least two churches — were destroyed or damaged when tornadoes struck several Alabama communities on March 25.