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:
Information regarding FEMA’s National Flood Insurance Program.
Low-cost measures to reduce risk from natural disasters, building and retrofitting tips, and how to build a safe room.
Information and resources for making your property less susceptible to future losses.
Safer building design and construction for design professionals, home installers, surveyors and state and local officials.
Resources for different phases of recovering and rebuilding.
Information and guidance on building safer.
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.