NBC Evening News for Tuesday, May 21, 2013
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(No location given: Tom Costello) Questions about why there are not more basements and safe rooms in the “Tornado Alley” region examined in the wake of the devastating tornado in Moore, Oklahoma; details given about the impact of clay & water in the soil in Oklahoma, the lottery for state aid for building safe rooms and the delay in FEMA aid for Moore. [Moore MAN – comments.] [Insurance Institute for Business and Home Safety Julie ROCHMAN- says we don’t design homes on the interior of this country to withstand winds the way we do on the coast.] [Local REPORTER – notes questions about why schools don’t have storm shelters.] [Oklahoma Department of Emergency Management Albert ASHWOOD- notes the funding issues for schools.]
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