FEMA Announces Dates and Locations for Four More Home Shows: Learn Ways to Protect Your Home From Future Storms

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Release date: 
September 27, 2011
Release Number: 
4023-012

WINDSOR, Conn. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will hold workshops aimed at helping Connecticut residents reduce property losses during future severe weather.

FEMA mitigation specialists will provide information, including:

  • Elevating electrical services and appliances;
  • Installing sewer back-flow valves;
  • Cleaning and remediating mold and mildew;
  • Removing and replacing drywall and insulation;
  • Channeling water away from foundations;
  • Repairing with water-resistant materials; and
  • The permitting process required for re-building.

Stop by any of the following locations to learn more from FEMA specialists:

Bristol:
Home Depot
1149 Farmington Ave.
Bristol, Conn. 06010

Thursday, Sept. 29
10 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Friday, Sept. 30
10 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Madison
Tuxis Lumber Company
85 Bradley Road
Madison, Conn. 06443

Thursday, Oct. 6
7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Friday, Oct. 7
7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Milford
Lowe's
311 Old Gate Lane
Milford, Conn. 06460

Friday, Oct. 7
10 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Saturday, Oct. 8
8 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Sunday, Oct. 9
9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

New Haven
Lowe's
115 Foxon Boulevard
New Haven, Conn. 06513

Saturday, Oct. 8
8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Sunday, Oct. 9
9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Monday, Oct. 10
10 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Follow FEMA online at twitter.com/fema, www.facebook.com/fema, and www.youtube.com/fema. Also, follow Administrator Craig Fugate's activities at twitter.com/craigatfema. The social media links provided are for reference only. FEMA does not endorse any non-government websites, companies or applications.

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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