RALEIGH, N.C. – Disaster survivors can get tips and advice on how to rebuild stronger against future storm damage at several Lowe’s home improvement stores in eastern North Carolina Feb. 19 through Feb. 27.
FEMA mitigation specialists can answer questions about home repair, making disaster plans, putting together supply kits and the importance of flood insurance.
Mitigation is the effort to reduce the loss of life and property damage by lessening the impact of future disasters. The mitigation specialists will be available at the following locations and times:
1701 Carolina Avenue
Washington, NC 27889
1202 N Berkeley Rd.
Goldsboro, NC 27534
1400 Lowes Blvd.
New Bern, NC 28562
425 Yopp Rd
Jacksonville, NC 28540
Tuesday, Feb. 19 through Wednesday, Feb. 27
from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Not available Sundays
More mitigation events will be held at home improvement stores in disaster-affected North Carolina counties in the coming weeks.
FEMA’s mission: Helping people before, during and after disasters.