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TAPE_NUMBER: EF00/0183 IN_TIME: 04:13:08 - 07:25:39 - 10:03:53 LENGTH: 02:24 SOURCES: Shots 1-18 = FNN, the rest = ABC RESTRICTIONS: FNN = No Access Florida/Internet, ABC = No Access North America/CBC/Internet FEED: VARIOUS (THE ABOVE TIME-CODE IS TIME-OF-DAY) SCRIPT: English/Nat In the U-S, Georgia is picking up the pieces after the worst tornado in nearly 50 years ripped through the state on Monday . The death toll is now at 22, and more than 100 were injured. Those numbers could rise, as search crews look for more dead and injured. Early morning tornadoes slashed through rural southwest Georgia on Monday. They left behind piles of smashed mobile homes, splintered trees and overturned vehicles. At least 22 people died and more than 100 were hurt. Mitchell County, about 45 kilometres (approx. 30 miles) north of Georgia's border with Florida, was hit the hardest. An entire neighbourhood was flattened in the town of Camilla. Authorities said two separate twisters cut a 1.5-mile-wide (2.4 kilometres), 10 mile (16 kilometres) long path through the county. As the survivors' combed through the rubble, looking for what was left of their belongings, they relived the moment the tornadoes hit. SOUNDBITE: (English) "I had to run to the other end of the house and get my one year old. It was like I couldn't get to her fast enough. When I came back through the house, my husband just grabbed me and we went on the floor and prayed." SUPER CAPTION: VOXPOP, Tornado Survivor SOUNDBITE: (English) "We always try to do the best we can to prepare for it, but it always get to the soul when it does happen to you." SUPER CAPTION: VOXPOP, Tornado Survivor SOUNDBITE: (English) "Quick thinking and trust in the Lord. That's what saved us." SUPER CAPTION: VOXPOP, Tornado Survivor The American Red Cross opened up several shelters and put out a call for blood donations. Power officials estimated that about five-thousand people were still without power hours after the tornadoes had swept through. As this man looked through the remains of his ruined home, he said he felt lucky to be alive. SOUNDBITE: (English) "Just in time, just barely, just in time. Right before it hit we woke up and went and got in the bathroom. A split second, I mean another second and it would have been too late. No doubt about it. It was close." SUPER CAPTION: VOXPOP, Tornado Survivor The twisters were the deadliest in Georgia since 1936, when 203 people were killed by tornadoes in Gainesville, northeast of Atlanta. The stormy weather was part of a front of thunderstorms, showers and snow that pushed across the eastern third of the United States. SHOTLIST: Mitchell County, Georgia, USA 14 February, 2000 Florida News Network - No Access Florida 1. Wide shot of destroyed homes. 2. Medium shot of damaged house amid rubble. 3. Pan fallen trees. 4. Tree sticks through roof of house. 5. Man walks around carrying an extra pair of shoes. 6. Walking shot of rubble. 7. Family looks at destruction. 8. Close-up of bible in rubble. 9. Medium shot of damaged home. 10. SOUNDBITE: (English) Vox Pop, Tornado Survivor. 11. SOUNDBITE: (English) Vox Pop, Tornado Survivor. 13. SOUNDBITE: (English) Vox Pop, Tornado Survivor. 14. Wide shot of devastation. 15. Medium shot of damaged home. 16. Family picks through debris. 17. Wide shot of fallen trees around home. 18. Woman comforts man. ABC - No Access North America 19. Aerial of devastated homes. 20. Woman walks by rubble. 21. Man and girl look at damaged home. 22. Medium shot man and girl. 23. Overturned truck. 24. Pan from ruined car to house. 25. SOUNDBITE: (English) Vox Pop, Tornado Survivor. 26. Various shots of more damage. XFA Keyword-weather?