TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – FEMA and retailers in Gadsden and Washington counties are teaming up Jan.10-16 to provide free information and literature on making homes stronger and safer, as Floridians repair or rebuild their homes damaged by Hurricane Michael.
FEMA specialists will be on hand in Chipley and Quincy to answer questions and offer home improvement guidance with proven methods to prevent or reduce damage from future disasters.
Most of the information and the free publications are tailored for do-it-yourself work and general contractors.
Advisors will be available at the following stores 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday:
1621 Main St.
Chipley, FL 32428
1940 Pat Thomas Pkwy
Quincy, FL 32351
Find more information about strengthening property at fema.gov/protect-your-property. FEMA specialists can provide general guidance regarding flood insurance policies and offer technical assistance to aid in recovery.
To get in touch with FEMA, call the Helpline at 800-621-3362 or 800-462-7585 (TTY). Multilingual operators are available. Operators are on duty from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. seven days a week until further notice.
FEMA’s mission: Helping people before, during, and after disasters.
For a list of resources available to individuals and businesses affected by Hurricane Michael, visit www.floridadisaster.org/info.
For more Hurricane Michael recovery information, visit www.fema.gov/disaster/4399.
Follow FEMA and the Florida Division of Emergency Management on Twitter at @FEMARegion4 and @FLSERT. You may also visit FEMA and the Division’s Facebook pages at Facebook.com/FEMA and Facebook.com/FloridaSERT.