Tornado recovery: by the numbers

October 16, 2011 

9,921: people who registered with FEMA for assistance with food, shelter and rebuilding grants after the tornadoes

6,318: number of damaged homes across more than 30 counties

$20 million: Amount of federal aid needed to help families and businesses hurt by the storms

54: number of cases Raleigh inspectors initiated when damage to homes deemed dangerous wasn't addressed quickly

20: number of those dangerous homes since torn down

12: number of complaints brought by property owners who disputed what insurance companies wanted to pay for damages

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