Expert FEMA Advice on Rebuilding at Three Locations

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July 13, 2011
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LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- Homeowners who want to learn more about protecting their homes from future disaster damage will be able to question specialists with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) in three locations beginning July 14.

The specialists will be available to advise homeowners rebuilding after the spring storms and floods, and those looking to make their property less susceptible to natural disasters. Homeowners will be able to get other valuable home improvement tips and techniques. Free publications will be available about mold and mildew cleanup and prevention, flood- and wind-resistant building methods, wind straps and other protective measures.

The events are free and open to the public on the following dates, locations and times:

White County
July 14-16
Ridout Lumber
3300 E. Race Ave.
Searcy, AR 72143
8 a.m. - 5 p.m.; Sat. 8 a.m. - noon

Mississippi County
July 14-16
Barton's of Osceola
1198 W. Keiser Ave.
Osceola, AR 72370
8 a.m. - 5 p.m.; Sat. 8 a.m. - noon

Independence County
July 18-19
Home Depot
3000 E. Harrison St.
Batesville, AR 72501
9 a.m. - 6 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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