FEMA's Mitigation Specialists at Two Locations

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Release date: 
May 11, 2011
Release Number: 
1973-029

ATLANTA, Ga. -- Teams of specialists from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will offer techniques to lessen the impact of disaster-related property damages at locations in Catoosa and Spalding counties beginning Saturday, May 7.

The locations are:

Lowe's
2215 Battlefield Pkwy.
Ft. Oglethorpe, GA 30742

Lowe's
1520 Hwy 16 West
Griffin, GA 30223

Home Depot
2055 Battlefield Pkwy.
Ft. Oglethorpe, GA 30742

Home Depot
1435 Hwy 16 West
Griffin, GA 30224

Hours at all stores are from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.

The FEMA mitigation specialists will offer techniques for rebuilding and retrofitting structures to make them stronger and more resistant to wind damage.

Many of the tips and techniques are specifically geared for the do-it-yourselfer and for building contractors.

For more information on Georgia's disaster recovery, visit www.fema.gov or www.gema.ga.gov or www.ready.ga.gov or www.twitter.com/femaregion4.

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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