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FEMA Specialists to Offer Mitigation Tips at Eastern Carolina Lowe's Stores

Release date: 
February 18, 2019
Release Number: 
DR-4393-NC NR 135

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.


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@NCEmergency and @FEMARegion4.




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


Last Updated: 
February 20, 2019 - 17:23