Habitat North America: Tuscaloosa, Alabama

Tornado damage in Rosedale Courts, a neighborhood of one-story government assistance housing in Tuscaloosa.  On April 27th a historic tornado outbreak ravaged six Southern states, killing hundreds, injuring many more, flattening neighborhoods and forcing the closure of a nuclear power plant in Alabama, the hardest-hit state.  It was believed to be the deadliest U.S. tornado in 37 years.© Habitat for Humanity International/Ezra Millstein
Tuscaloosa, Alabama, May 10, 2011

Tornado damage in Rosedale Courts, a neighborhood of one-story government assistance housing in Tuscaloosa. On April 27th a historic tornado outbreak ravaged six Southern states, killing hundreds, injuring many more, flattening neighborhoods and forcing the closure of a nuclear power plant in Alabama, the hardest-hit state. It was believed to be the deadliest U.S. tornado in 37 years. 

© Habitat for Humanity International/Ezra Millstein