LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Flood survivors in Yell County and surrounding areas 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 by visiting a local home improvement store.
Mitigation advisers will be on hand at Danville Ace Hardware to answer questions about rebuilding and protecting homes from future disaster-related damage. Topics will include flood insurance and elevating utilities with most of the information geared toward do-it-yourself work and general contractors.
FEMA mitigation specialists will be available at:
Danville Ace Hardware
702 Main Street
Danville, AR 72883
Tuesday – Friday
(July 23 – July 26)
9 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
8 a.m. – 6 p.m.
8 a.m. – 4 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.