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Mitigation specialists invite all Texans to talk preparedness July 16-21

Release date: 
July 16, 2018
Release Number: 
TRO-NR-016

AUSTIN, Texas – Join the nearly 50,000 Texans who have learned from FEMA mitigation specialists at local home improvement stores how to better prepare their homes for natural disasters.

 

We’re in the midst of hurricane season, making it a great time to meet with a FEMA expert and learn how to prepare for extreme weather. Our mitigation specialists will provide tips and techniques on how to repair and build more hazard-resistant homes using proven methods to mitigate against future flood damage.

 

Specialists are eager to meet with anyone who has questions about disaster preparedness, even if Hurricane Harvey did not affect them. Topics covered include making a family disaster plan, disaster supply kits and the importance of flood insurance. FEMA mitigation specialists will be available at these stores:

 

 

County

Locations

Dates

Hours

Brazoria

Home Depot (Store #6543)

 1514 Broadway St., Pearland, 77581

Mon. July 16

Tues. July 17-Sat. July 21

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

 8 a.m.-5:30 p.m.

Harris

Home Depot (Store #576)

 20360 Highway 59, Humble, 77338

Mon. July 16-Sat. July 21

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

Harris

Home Depot (Store #1859)

18251 Gulf Freeway, Webster, 77598

Mon. July 16

Tues. July 17-Sat. July 21

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

 8 a.m.-5:30 p.m.

Montgomery

Lowe’s (Store #1515)

3052 College Park Drive, Conroe, 77384

Mon. July 16

Tues. July 17-Sat. July 21

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

 8 a.m.-5:30 p.m.

Montgomery

Home Depot (#6516)

19103 I-45, Conroe, 77385

Mon. July 16

Tues. July 17-Sat. July 21

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

 8 a.m.-5:30 p.m.

 

For Texas-specific disaster mitigation information, visit www.fema.gov/texas-disaster-mitigation. For additional mitigation information, 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 FEMA 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: 
March 22, 2019 - 08:49