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Rebuild Stronger And Safer: Free Advice Offered At Home Depot

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May 19, 2011
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ATLANTA, Ga. -- Georgia residents who suffered damage from recent tornadoes can get advice on rebuilding stronger, more disaster-resistant structures from Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) mitigation specialists in area Home Depot and Lowe's stores.

More than 1900 customers have taken advantage of this service at the Home Depot and Lowe's locations in Griffin and Ft. Oglethorpe. FEMA's mitigation specialists will leave these stores at close of business on Thursday, May 19.

Beginning Friday, May 20 and continuing through Thursday, May 26, FEMA specialists will be at the following Home Depot stores from 8 a.m. until 7 p.m.:

103 Hicks Drive
Rome, GA 30161

2200 Riverstone Blvd.
Canton, GA 30114

100 Gentil Street
Cartersville, GA 30120

Online help is also available.

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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