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Get Rebuilding Tips at Local Home Improvement Store July 3 - July 8

Release date: 
July 1, 2019
Release Number: 
NR_24

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Flood survivors in Crawford and Jefferson Counties who are rebuilding or repairing their homes after the flooding and severe storms that occurred 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 in Crawford County and Terry Ace Hardware in Jefferson County 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

Crawford

Yeager Ace Hardware

1610 Main Street

Van Buren, AR 72956

Fri. July 5

Sat. July 6

Sun. July 7

Mon. July 8

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.

Jefferson

Terry Ace Hardware

8508 Dollarway Road

White Hall, AR 71602

Wed. July 3

Fri. July 5

Sat. July 6

Mon. July 8

10 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

7:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

8 a.m. – 2 p.m.

7:30 a.m. – 5:30 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 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 - 12:55