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Get Rebuilding Tips at Local Home Improvement Store June 28-July 2

Release date: 
June 27, 2019
Release Number: 
NR-18

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Flood survivors in Sebastian County and surrounding areas who are rebuilding or repairing their homes after the flooding and severe storms that occured May 21 to June 14 can get a free hazard mitigation consultation from FEMA representatives this week by visiting a local home improvement store.

Mitigation advisers will be on hand at Yeager Ace Hardware to answer questions about rebuilding and protecting homes from future disaster-related damage. Topics will include flood insurance and elevating utilities. Most of the information is geared toward do-it-yourself work and general contractors.

FEMA mitigation specialists will be available at:

County

Location

Dates

Hours

Sebastian

Yeager Ace Hardware

4910 Jenny Lind Road

Fort Smith, AR 72901

Fri. June 28

Sat. June 29

Sun. June 30

Mon. July 1-Tues. July 2

7 a.m. – 7 p.m.

7:30 a.m. – 6 p.m.

9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

7 a.m. – 7 p.m.


For Arkansas disaster mitigation information, visit www.fema.gov/armit. For additional information about mitigation, visit www.fema.gov/mitigation. For information on protecting properties from disaster, visit http://www.fema.gov/protect-your-property.

Survivors can register for FEMA assistance through Aug. 7 at www.disasterassistance.gov or by calling 800-621-3362 or (TTY) 800-462-7585. Those who use 711 Relay or Video Relay Services can call 800-621-3362. These toll-free numbers are open from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. local time, seven days a week.

Last Updated: 
July 8, 2019 - 12:36