Disaster Information Available At Local Home Depots

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Release date: 
January 21, 2010
Release Number: 
1862-005

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. -- Federal and Commonwealth emergency response officials are teaming up with Home Depot to provide information on rebuilding stronger after the flooding caused by the November nor’easter / remnants of Tropical Depression Ida.

Officials from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), the Virginia Department of Emergency Management (VDEM), and the Departments of Emergency Management from the cities of Hampton and Newport News will be on hand at two local Home Depot stores.  They will explain techniques that can lessen damage to homes, businesses and property from future flooding. Teams will be available at the following locations:   

Saturday
January 23, 2010
Home Depot
325 Chatham Drive
Newport News, VA 23602
9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Sunday

January 24, 2010
Home Depot
1413 N. Armistead Ave.
Hampton, VA  23666
9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

FEMA’s mission is to support our citizens and first responders to ensure that as a nation we work together to build, sustain, and improve our capability to prepare for, protect against, respond to, recover from, and mitigate all hazards.

Last Updated: 
July 16, 2012 - 18:46
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