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FEMA Specialists Offer Rebuilding Advice Near You

Release date: 
March 30, 2012
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FRANKFORT, Ky. -- Federal Emergency Management Agency Mitigation specialists will be offering free information and answering questions about home rebuilding for survivors of the recent tornadoes and storms throughout counties designated for federal disaster assistance.

The FEMA teams will be at building supply stores April 3 through April 6 in Lawrence and Martin Counties.

FEMA specialists will answer questions about protecting homes from future disaster damage and will offer other home improvement tips and techniques. Specialists will be able to offer information on and discussion of such topics as: safe room construction, flood- and wind-resistant building methods, wind straps and other measures to make homes stronger and safer as well as mold and mildew cleanup and prevention. Free publications on these topics, as well as on flood insurance, will be available.

Location addresses and hours of the FEMA Mitigation Team visits are as follows:

Lawrence County:
Louisa Hardware & Building Supply
311 Public Way
Louisa, KY 41230
Monday-Friday: 8 a.m.-5:30 p.m., Saturday: 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Martin County:
R&J Building Supply
1493 Riverfront Road
Lovely, KY
Monday-Friday: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m., Saturday: 8 a.m.-12 p.m.

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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