FEMA Specialists To Offer Advice At A Chattanooga Lowe's

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May 18, 2011
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NASHVILLE, Tenn. --Mitigation specialists from the Federal Emergency Management Agency will be at a Chattanooga Lowe’s store to offer tips on how to lessen the damage from future disasters.

The specialists will have a display booth at the location below starting Wednesday, May 18. It will be open 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., until Monday, May 23, when it will close at 4 p.m. On Sunday, May 22, the booth will be open from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.

2180 Gunbarrel Road
Chattanooga, Tenn. 37421

Information on how to repair and clean your flooded home will be available in English and Spanish. Among the other resources available will be booklets on helping children cope with a disaster, flood insurance, food and water in an emergency, tornado fact sheets and tornado protection.

More information on ways to protect your home from future disasters is available at: www.fema.gov.  Choose the menu for Recover and Rebuild.

Disaster recovery assistance is available without regard to race, color, religion, nationality, sex, age, disability, English proficiency or economic status.  If you or someone you know has been discriminated against, call FEMA toll-free at 800-621-FEMA (3362). For TTY call 800-462-7585.

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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