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Community Mitigation Resiliency Workshops

Release date: 
January 7, 2019
Release Number: 
DR-4393-NC NR 109

RALEIGH, N.C. – Area residents can get tips and advice on how to make their homes more resistant to flood damage at community mitigation resiliency workshops.

FEMA flood mitigation specialists will be available to answer questions about home repair and resiliency, making disaster plans, the importance of flood insurance and the opportunity for attendees to locate their properties on the flood plain map.

Mitigation is an effort to reduce the loss of life and property damage by lessening the impact of disaster. The workshops will be held at the following locations and dates:

New Bern Fireman’s Museum

458 Hancock St.

New Bern, NC 28560

Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2019 - from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.


Emergency Operations Center

1425-1477 X Way Road

Laurinburg, NC 28352

Thursday, Jan. 10, 2019 - from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.


Lumbee Tribe Boys & Girls Club

120 Youth Drive

Pembroke, NC 28372

Friday, Jan. 11, 2019 - from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.


Emergency Operations Center

500 N. Cedar St.

Lumberton, NC 28358

Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019 - from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.


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Last Updated: 
January 7, 2019 - 16:56