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United States of America (the): Tornado: 2011/04/27 Country Information on DRR

Period 2011/04/27
Country or District United States of America (the)
Event Type Tornado
Outline Tornadoes and violent storms ripped through seven southern U.S. states, killing at least 284 people.
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

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Reuters AlertNet 2011/05/09
Tornadoes and storms that struck the U.S. South last month caused insured property and automobile losses of between $3.7 billion and $5.5 billion, catastrophe modeling firm AIR Worldwide said on Monday.

NOAA 2011/05/09
According to National Weather Service Weather Forecast Office Storm Survey teams, there were 24+ killer tornadoes in six states--Arkansas, Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia, Tennessee and Virginia--that caused an estimated 326 fatalities. 2011/04/30
The Wednesday disaster swept through six southern states and has killed 342 people so far.

Reuters AlertNet 2011/04/28
Damage over several states, Alabama worst with 184 dead

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OCHA ReliefWeb 2011/04/28
USA: Storms and Tornadoes (as of 28 Apr 2011)