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Texans Repairing, Building or Rebuilding Can Plan for the Future and Get Questions Answered by Mitigation Specialists April 16-21

Release date: 
April 13, 2018
Release Number: 
NR191

As Texans repair, build or rebuild their homes after Hurricane Harvey, home improvement stores and FEMA mitigation specialists are teaming up to provide free information, tips and literature on making homes stronger and safer.

FEMA mitigation specialists will 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 free literature provided are geared to do-it-yourself work and general contractors.

Some topics covered will include flood insurance, elevating utilities and rebuilding flooded and wind-damaged homes. FEMA mitigation specialists will be available at these stores:

 

County

Locations

Dates

Hours

  Aransas

Ace Hardware

2631 TX-35 Business, Rockport, 78382

Mon. April 16-Sat. April 21

8 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Fort Bend

Home Depot (Store #6546)

5900 Highway 6 South, Missouri City, 77459

Mon. April 16-Sat. April 21

 

8 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Harris

Home Depot (Store #6510)

10707 North Freeway, Houston, 77037

Mon. April 16

Tues. April 17-Sat. April 21

11 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

8 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Harris

Pasadena Home Depot (Store #0565)

5455 Fairmont Parkway, Pasadena, 77505

Mon. April 16-Sat. April 21

8 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Jefferson

 M&D Supply

4580 College St., Beaumont, 77707

Mon. April 16

Tues. April 16-Sat. April 21

11 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

8 a.m.- 5:30 p.m.

 

 

For Texas disaster mitigation information, visit www.fema.gov/texas-disaster-mitigation.

For additional information about mitigation, visit www.fema.gov/what-mitigation.

For information on protecting properties from disaster, visit www.fema.gov/protect-your- property.

For more information on Hurricane Harvey and Texas recovery, visit the Hurricane Harvey disaster web page at www.fema.gov/disaster/4332, the FEMA Harvey Facebook page

at www.facebook.com/FEMAharvey, the FEMA Region 6 Twitter account

at twitter.com/FEMARegion6 or the Texas Division of Emergency Management website at www.dps.texas.gov/dem/.

Last Updated: 
April 13, 2018 - 09:26