Staying at home not a reality for storm-ravaged, displaced residents

Thirty-four people were killed and many more displaced as deadly storms ripped through Texas all the way to North Carolina leaving many without a home as they also deal with the coronavirus.
1:14 | 04/15/20

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The cleanup is now under way across the south where violent tornadoes have killed 34 people from Texas to the Carolinas. Scores of homes were lost just as most Americans are being told to shelter in place. ABC's Victor attendant takes us inside the devastation. Lindsay this neighborhood was shredded by that punishing line of storms on Easter Sunday the cleanup now under way here in Monroe Louisiana and across so much of the south. More than seventy reported tornadoes killing more than thirty people know hundreds of families. Facing this two headed problem. How to rebuild their lives in the middle of the corona virus pandemic in Louisiana and in South Carolina the Department of Homeland Security of the Red Cross. Opting not to open up shelters like they normally would. Following a major storm instead they're moving displaced families into hotels that should help with social distancing. But keep in mind these people lost everything including all those essential supplies that they've stocked up on. So while there being put up in hotels for at least the next two weeks they face a tough road ahead. Under a different set of circumstances. Mississippi's governor saying unfortunately. Those winds did not stop. The spread of the virus when did chemical times there Viktor thank you for that.

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