Free Advice on Reducing Damage From Future Disasters

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Release date: 
October 11, 2011
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HARRISBURG, Pa. -- FEMA hazard mitigation specialists are on hand this week at the Lowe's home improvement store in Wilkes-Barre to provide information about ways to rebuild or remodel that can reduce the risk of damages from future disasters.

They also will be there to answer questions about FEMA’s National Flood Insurance Program.

Rebuilding or repairing a home after a disaster can be a daunting task but, with the right information, homeowners can build back safer, smarter and stronger.

FEMA specialists are available in Luzerne County to provide that information at:

FEMA Mitigation Outreach

501 Arena Hub Plaza
Wilkes Barre, PA 18702
10 a.m. to 7 p.m., Wednesday through Friday, October 12 - 14
10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday, October 15

Online help is also available at the following websites:

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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