FEMA Experts to Offer Rebuilding Advice in Dutchess, Greene and Ulster County Stores

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Release date: 
November 2, 2011
Release Number: 
4020-120

ALBANY, N.Y. -- Mitigation experts from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will offer advice this week on ways to protect your home from future disasters at home improvement stores in Dutchess, Greene and Ulster Counties.

The FEMA experts will be at:

Dutchess County
Home Depot
450 State Route 9
Fishkill, N.Y. 12524
Hours are: Friday, Nov. 4, to Wednesday, Nov. 9, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Greene County
Lowe’s
60 Catskill Commons
Catskill, N.Y. 12414
Hours are: Friday, Nov. 4, to Wednesday, Nov. 9, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Ulster County
Lowe’s
901 Frank Scottile Blvd.
Kingston, N.Y. 12401
Hours are: Friday, Nov. 4, to Wednesday, Nov. 9, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.

The mitigation experts will provide information on:

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

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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