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Local groups providing relief after tornadoes leave dozens dead in Kentucky

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Gerald Herbert
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AP
Volunteers help salvage possessions from the destroyed home of Martha Thomas, in the aftermath of tornadoes that tore through the region several days earlier, in Mayfield, Ky., Monday, Dec. 13, 2021.

More than 100 people remain missing in Kentucky as of Monday where a string of tornados hit the state and several others over the weekend. On Monday, two disaster relief teams from our area headed down to provide aid.

Ohio Task Force 1 is assisting in post-storm search and rescue efforts in Western Kentucky. And Matthew 25: Ministries is in Mayfield, Kentucky, distributing relief supplies.

Joining Cincinnati Edition to discuss the relief efforts are Ohio Task Force 1 Task Force Leader in Kentucky Jim O'Conner; and Matthew 25: Ministries Director of Disaster Response Ben Williams.

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