FEMA Experts Now Offering Rebuilding Tips in DeSoto County


FEMA continues to add sites to its roster of locations offering free mitigation advice. As part of a continued effort to help Floridians rebuild from Hurricane Nicole and Hurricane Ian, FEMA is now offering free advice in DeSoto County. The information focuses on how to rebuild stronger and safer against storms.

Date: March 17, 2023 - April 17, 2023

Time: 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Location: Onsite

Ace Hardware
DeSoto County

1009 N. Brevard Ave.
Arcadia, Florida 34266

Event Details

While at Ace Hardware, FEMA mitigation specialists are answering questions and offering free home improvement tips and proven methods to prevent and lessen damage from future disasters. Mitigation is an effort to reduce the loss of life and property damage by lessening the impact of a disaster. The information is geared for do-it-yourself work and general contractors.

Hours: 8 a.m.-6 p.m., Monday through Saturday

Event Contact

In addition to receiving in-person advice, Hurricane Nicole and Hurricane Ian survivors can call the FEMA Mitigation Line to speak with mitigation specialists. The number is 833-336-2487 and is available Monday through Saturday from 8 a.m.-6 p.m. EST.

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