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Free Advice on Rebuilding in Mt. Ida, Clarksville

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Release date: 
July 19, 2011
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LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- Specialists on building techniques will be available July 21 to 23 in Montgomery County and July 25-27 in Johnson County to answer questions on repairing damaged homes.

The specialists from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will advise interested homeowners on rebuilding after the spring storms, floods and tornadoes, and on making their property less vulnerable 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:

Montgomery County
July 21-23
Mt. Ida True Value Home Center
223 Hwy. 270 W.
Mt. Ida, AR 71957
8 a.m. - 5 p.m.; Sat. 8 a.m. - noon

Johnson County
July 25-27
Cecil Hardware
515 W. Sevier St.
Clarksville, AR 72830
8 a.m. -- 4:30 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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