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Free Repair Advice Available in Brazoria, Galveston, Nueces and Victoria Counties

Release date: 
November 3, 2017
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AUSTIN, Texas – As Texans repair or rebuild their homes damaged by Hurricane Harvey and subsequent flooding, FEMA and home-improvement stores in Brazoria, Galveston, Nueces and Victoria counties are teaming up to provide free information, tips and literature on making homes stronger and safer.

FEMA mitigation specialists will be on hand to answer questions and offer tips and techniques to build hazard-resistant homes using proven methods that will prevent or reduce damage from future disasters. Most of the information and the free publications provided are geared to do-it-yourself work and general contractors.

Recovery topics covered include flood insurance, elevating utilities and rebuilding flooded homes. Free reference booklets with information on protecting a home from flood damage will be available. FEMA advisers will be available at these stores:


Mon. Nov. 6 – Sat. Nov. 11, 8 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Brazoria County
Lowe’s #0685
2741 Broadway St., Pearland TX 77581

Thur. Nov. 9 – Fri. Nov. 10, 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Sat. Nov. 11, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Galveston County
McCoy's Building Supply
7500 Broadway St., Galveston TX 77554

Thur. Nov. 9 – Fri. Nov. 10, 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Sat. Nov. 11, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Nueces County
McCoy's Building Supply
1602 N. Padre Island Dr., Corpus Christi TX 78415

Thur. Nov. 9 – Fri. Nov. 10, 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Sat. Nov. 11, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Victoria County
McCoy's Building Supply
5803 NE Zac Lentz Pkwy., Victoria TX 77904


For Texas disaster mitigation information, visit

For other information about mitigation, visit

More information about strengthening properties can be found at

For more information on Hurricane Harvey and Texas recovery, visit the Hurricane Harvey disaster web page at FEMA Harvey Facebook page

at FEMA Region VI Twitter account

at or the Texas Division of Emergency Management website at


Last Updated: 
January 3, 2018 - 11:58