JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – FEMA’s mitigation experts are visiting Kansas City in Jackson County August 15-20 to offer home-improvement tips on rebuilding better and stronger after this year’s severe storms in Missouri.
The team will also share proven methods to prevent or reduce damage from a disaster. Most of the information and free publications are aimed at general contractors and those willing to take on do-it-yourself projects.
The Home Depot
111 E. Linwood Blvd.
Kansas City, MO 64111
Thursday, Aug. 15 – 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Friday, Aug. 16 – 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Saturday, Aug. 17 – 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Sunday, Aug. 18 – 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Monday, Aug. 19 – 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Tuesday, Aug. 20 – 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
A federal disaster was declared July 9 in Missouri after the April 29-July 5 severe storms, flooding and tornadoes, making the state eligible for FEMA’s Hazard Mitigation Grant Program.
Rebuilding properly with the best technical guidance and using tested techniques will assure that homes are fortified against and more resistant to disasters. Find more information about building disaster-resistant structures on the FEMA Mitigation webpage.
FEMA's mission is helping people before, during and after disasters.