FEMA Experts Offer Rebuilding Advice at Pumpkin Festival, Chenango County

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October 26, 2011
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ALBANY, N.Y. -- Mitigation experts from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will be at the Pumpkin Festival in Chenango County this Friday and Saturday to offer information on preparing for future disasters, flood insurance and rebuilding safer and stronger.

FEMA staff will have a display booth at the Pumpkin Festival, on Friday, Oct. 28 and Saturday, Oct. 29, from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. at 11 North Broad St. (East & West Park), Norwich, N.Y. The booth will be located next to the court house on the West Park side.

Information on how to repair and clean flooded homes will be available.  Among the publications available will be: Protecting Your Home and Property from Flood Damage, The Benefits of Flood Insurance versus Disaster Assistance and Answers to Questions About the National Flood Insurance Program.

More information on ways to protect your home from future disasters is available at: www.fema.gov. Choose the menu for Recover and Rebuild.

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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