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Get Free Advice on Protecting Your Home From Future Disasters at Five Arkansas Locations

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June 23, 2011
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LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- Homeowners rebuilding after the spring storms and floods, or those planning for future emergencies, can receive valuable information from specialists with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) at several Arkansas locations beginning Thursday, June 23.

FEMA's mitigation specialists can answer questions about protecting homes from future disaster damage, as well as offer other home improvement tips and techniques. Topics will include mold and mildew cleanup and prevention, flood- and wind-resistant building methods, wind straps and other measures to make homes stronger and safer. Free publications on these topics will also be available.

The events are free and open to the public. Mitigation specialists will be available at the following locations:

Washington County
June 23 - 27
Lowe's1050 Zion Rd.
Fayetteville, AR 72703
7 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Jefferson County
June 23 - 27
2906A E. Harding St.
Pine Bluff, AR 71601
7 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Lawrence County
June 27 - 28
Barton's of Walnut Ridge
607 Highway 67 N.Walnut Ridge, AR 72476
7:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Pulaski County
June 23-27
Home Depot
12610 Chanel Parkway
Little Rock, AR 72211
7 a.m. - 6 p.m.

St. Francis County
June 23 - 25
Baker Lumber & Hardware
412 Highway 463 N.
Trumann, AR 72472
7:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

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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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