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Release date: 
August 20, 2019
Release Number: 
NR-53

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Free hazard mitigation consultations are available from FEMA representatives by visiting local home improvement stores in Garland, Independence, Mississippi and Washington counties.

Mitigation advisers will be on hand at Home Depot in Fayetteville and Batesville, and Lowe’s in Hot Springs and Blytheville to answer questions about mitigation activities 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:

CountyLocationDatesHours
Garland

Lowe’s

300 Cornerstone Blvd.

Hot Springs, AR 71913

501-525-2233

Aug. 21 – 26, 2019

 (Wednesday through Monday)

Wed: 10 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.

Thurs - Sat: 8 a.m.  – 6 p.m.

Sun: 12 p.m. – 6 p.m.

Mon: 8 a.m.  to 4:30 p.m.

Mississippi

Lowe’s

3790 E. Main St.

Blytheville, AR 72315

870-776-6000

Aug. 21 – 26, 2019

 (Wednesday through Monday)

Wed: 10 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.

Thurs - Sat: 8 a.m.  – 6 p.m.

Sun: 12 p.m. – 6 p.m.

Mon: 8 a.m.  to 4:30 p.m.

 

Independence

Home Depot

3000 E. Harrison St.

Batesville, AR 72501

870-307-0300

Aug. 21 – 26, 2019

 (Wednesday through Monday)

Wed: 10 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.

Thurs - Sat: 8 a.m.  – 6 p.m.

Sun: 12 p.m. – 6 p.m.

Mon: 8 a.m.  to 4:30 p.m.

Washington

Home Depot

675 E. Joyce Blvd.

Fayetteville, AR 72703

479-571-4700

Aug. 21 – 26, 2019

 (Wednesday through Monday)

Wed: 10 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.

Thurs - Sat: 8 a.m.  – 6 p.m.

Sun: 12 p.m. – 6 p.m.

Mon: 8 a.m.  to 4:30 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.

Last Updated: 
August 20, 2019 - 16:05