Mobile Units to Demonstrate Disaster Resistance

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Release date: 
December 3, 1999
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RALEIGH, N.C. -- Specially equipped mobile information centers designed to provide the public with the knowledge to rebuild their hurricane-damaged homes to be more disaster resistant will tour eastern North Carolina the week of Dec. 7.

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) mitigation experts will demonstrate how to wind-proof and elevate structures in flood zones as well as implement other disaster prevention measures. The mobile units will operate from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday, Dec. 12. The schedule and locations are listed below.

Tuesday, Dec. 7
Halifax County
Town Hall
105 S. Railroad St.
Enfield, NC

Columbus County
Magnolia Baptist Church
1558 Crusoe Road
Crusoe Island, NC

Wednesday, Dec. 8
Halifax County
Town Hall Parking Lot
1310 Main Street
Scotland Neck, NC

Bladen County
Town Hall/Police Station
805 W. Broad Street
Elizabethtown, NC

Thursday, Dec. 9
Northampton County
Family Resources Center
98 Conwell Street
Graysburg, NC

Bladen County
Town Hall Parking Lot
81 N. Elm Street
Clarkton, NC

Friday, Dec. 10
Northampton County
Administration Building
Highway 305 North
Jackson, NC

Friday & Sunday, Dec. 10 & 12
Cumberland County
Lowe's of Fayetteville
1929 Skibo Square
Fayetteville, NC

Saturday, Dec. 11,
Nash County 
Sharpsburg Christmas Parade
Sharpsburg, NC

Saturday & Sunday, Dec. 11 & 12
Halifax County 
Wal Mart
1350 Julian Allsbrook Highway
(Highway 158)
Roanoke, NC

Last Updated: 
July 16, 2012 - 18:46
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