FEMA To Attend Creve Coeur Safety Fair

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September 16, 2011
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COLUMBIA, Mo. -- Federal Emergency Management Agency mitigation specialists along with state, federal and local partners will be available to answer questions and provide resources on rebuilding Sunday, Sept. 25, at the annual Creve Coeur Safety Fair.

The event will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the following location:

Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital
1020 N. Mason Road
Creve Coeur, MO 63141

FEMA mitigation advisors will be available to answer questions on rebuilding. Advisors can provide valuable information about mold and mildew cleanup, electrical systems, furnaces and other appliances. Specialists can also offer expert advice about flooding and how to reinforce structures against high wind and earthquakes; a Safe Room display, including building plans will be available. Information on flood insurance and free publications on a variety of rebuilding and safety topics will also be available both in English and Spanish.

In addition to FEMA, other federal and local agencies attending include the FBI, Secret Service, fire and police departments and others.  Along with providing emergency and preparedness information many agencies will perform demonstrations and simulations of emergency situations for community education.

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.

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July 16, 2012 - 18:46
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