FEMA Mitigation Specialists To Visit Local Building Supply Stores

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Release date: 
May 24, 2011
Release Number: 
1972-022

CLINTON, Miss. -- Did you know that you could lose the roof of your house in a tornado if your garage doors were the wrong kind?

Rebuilding or repairing a home after a disaster can be a daunting task.  But with the right information, homeowners can build back smarter and stronger.  FEMA mitigation specialists will be on hand at local building supply stores to provide information about ways to rebuild that can reduce the risk of damages from future disasters. 

The schedule is below:

Thursday, May 26 through Wednesday, June 8
Lowe's Home Improvement Store
178 Goodman Road West, Southhaven, MS
7 a.m.-7 p.m. Mon., Wed.-Sat.
8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday
No mitigation staff will be on site on Tuesdays.

Monday, May 30 through Wednesday, June 8
Lowe's Home Improvement Store
1105 Central Drive, Philadelphia, MS
7 a.m.-7 p.m. Mon., Wed.-Sat.
8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday
No mitigation staff will be on site on Tuesdays.

Online help is also available.

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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