JACKSON, Miss. – Residents in the Starkville and West Point areas can learn how to build or rebuild to reduce the likelihood of damage the next time severe storms, tornadoes or floods hit. Federal Emergency Management Agency mitigation specialists know how and they are sharing their knowledge.
FEMA mitigation specialists will be at Lowe’s in Starkville and Phillip’s Hardware in West Point for five days each this week to discuss specific methods with anyone who stops by. They will have free booklets and pamphlets with additional details.
West Point: Monday, June 9, through Friday, June 13, from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
829 U.S. Hwy. 45 Alternate
West Point, Miss. 39773
Starkville: Tuesday, June 10, through Saturday, June 14, from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
882 Hwy. 12 West
Starkville, Miss. 39759
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.