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FEMA Offers Advice for Texans on Lessening Disaster Damage in Gregg County

Release date: 
April 28, 2016
Release Number: 
NR024

AUSTIN, Texas – A team of specialists from FEMA will offer tips and techniques to lessen the impact of disaster-related property damage at Hardin True Value in Gregg County.

 

Specialists will be available at the following location:

 

Hardin True Value, 106 Delwood Drive, Longview, TX 75605

Available: 7:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Thursday and Friday, April 28-29; 7:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Saturday April 30; and 7:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Monday and Tuesday, May 2-3

 

FEMA Mitigation specialists will be on hand to answer questions and offer home improvement tips to reduce damage in future disasters. Information is geared to both do-it-yourselfers and general contractors on topics such as storm shelters and safe rooms.

 

Booklets are available in both English and Spanish on protecting your home from flood damage and other natural disasters. If you are a person with a disability and need an accommodation to access materials such as Braille, large print, or ASL interpreters, please let our representatives know.  More information about strengthening property can be found at fema.gov/what-mitigation and fema.gov/texas-disaster-mitigation.


FEMA’s National Flood Insurance Program has a call center to answer policyholder questions, service claims, provide general information and offer technical assistance. To speak with a flood insurance specialist, call 800-621-3362 between 8 a.m. and 6 p.m. Monday through Friday.

 

For more information on the Texas recovery, visit the disaster webpage at fema.gov/disaster/4266, Twitter at twitter.com/femaregion6 and the Texas Division of Emergency Management website, txdps.state.tx.us/dem.

 

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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: 
January 3, 2018 - 12:03