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Get Rebuilding Tips at a Home Improvement Store in Faulkner and Sebastian Counties July 24 - July 29

Release date: 
July 23, 2019
Release Number: 
NR-41

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Flood survivors in Faulkner and Sebastian Counties 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 Home Depot in Conway (Faulkner County) and Lowe’s in Ft. Smith (Sebastian County) 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:

County

Location

Dates

Hours

 

 

Faulkner

 

 

Home Depot

500 Elsinger Blvd.

Conway, AR 72032

(501) 329-6763

 

Wed.

(July 24)

 

Thurs – Mon

(July 25 – July 29)

10 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.

 

7 a.m. – 7 p.m.

Sebastian

Lowe’s

8001 Roger’s Ave.

Ft. Smith, AR 72903

(479) 452-6000

 

Wed.

(July 24)

 

Thurs – Mon

(July 25 – July 29)

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 23, 2019 - 18:29