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Get Rebuilding Tips at Local Home Improvement Store July 10 - July 15

Release date: 
July 9, 2019
Release Number: 
NR-28

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Flood survivors who are rebuilding or repairing their homes after the flooding and severe storms that occurred May 21 to June 14 can receive a free hazard mitigation consultation from FEMA representatives. This help is available by visiting a local home improvement store this week in Jefferson and Sebastian Counties.

Mitigation advisers will be on hand at Lowe’s in Jefferson County and Home Depot in Sebastian 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

Jefferson

Lowe’s

2906A East Harding Ave.

Pine Bluff, AR 71601

(870) 850-7702

Wed. (July 10)

Thurs – Mon

(July 11 – July 15)

10 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.

7 a.m. – 7 p.m.

Sebastian

Home Depot

5101 Phoenix Ave.

Ft. Smith, AR 72903

(479) 649-5888

Wed. (July 10)

Thurs – Mon

(July 11 – July 15)

10 a.m. – 6:30 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 12, 2019 - 17:26