Ala. Gov. to Give Statewide Address on Storms

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The survivors of the deadly storms in Alabama that swept through the state last week are trying to assess the total damages caused by the string of tornadoes.

Gov. Robert Bentley will discuss the damage Tuesday night in a televised address to the state legislature.

Some state officials are worried about the economic impact the storms will have on the area.

The Federal Emergency Management Agency has stepped in to quickly offer assistance. FEMA is offering temporary housing and money to help residents rebuild their homes and businesses.

Since Saturday, the number of Alabama counties declared as disaster areas by the federal government has more than doubled, from 17 to 36, according to FEMA.

Search and rescue operations continue as crews look for missing victims.

The agency's latest death toll from the storms, released Saturday, was 350.

FEMA reported 2,219 injuries. The total number of people killed in five other states -- Arkansas, Mississippi, Tennessee, Georgia, and Virginia -- during Wednesday's storms alone was 89.

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