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FEMA Rebuilding Advice Available in Blakely

Release date: 
November 6, 2018
Release Number: 
R4 DR-4400-GA NR 025

ATLANTA – Are you repairing or rebuilding damaged property? Have questions about flood insurance? Want to protect your property from potential loss or damage from future disasters?

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) rebuilding specialists provide tips and advice on making homes stronger and safer and answer questions about protecting homes from future damage.

Advisers will be available Thurs. Nov. 8, through Wed. Nov. 14, in Blakely, Early County at:
McMurria Hardware and Supply
545 S. Church St.
Blakely, GA 39823

Mon. – Fri.  8:00 am – 6:00 pm
Sat.   8:30 am – 5:00 pm

Homeowners can get free reference booklets, in English and Spanish, on cost-effective rebuilding and repair techniques to make homes more resistant to natural disasters. More information about strengthening property can be found at

While there, you can also speak with FEMA Disaster Survivor Assistance specialists about your individual recovery. These experts can help register homeowners and renters who sustained uninsured or underinsured losses from Hurricane Michael and may be eligible for federal disaster assistance. They will have information on possible FEMA grants for housing and possible reimbursement for personal property losses.

FEMA’s mission: Helping people before, during, and after disasters

Last Updated: 
November 6, 2018 - 08:33