COLUMBIA, S.C. – Residents repairing and rebuilding following Hurricane Ian can visit The Home Depot in Myrtle Beach to get tips and advice on making homes stronger and safer against storms and other hazards.
FEMA mitigation specialists will be available 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 10 to Saturday, Jan. 14, to answer questions and share home-improvement tips and other proven building methods to prevent or lessen damage from future disasters. They will also share techniques for rebuilding hazard-resistant homes. This free information is geared toward do-it-yourselfers and general contractors.
Mitigation is an effort to reduce the loss of life and property damage by lessening the impact of a disaster. Research shows every dollar spent on mitigation saves $6 on future disaster losses.
The Home Depot
951 Oak Forest Ln
Myrtle Beach, SC 29577
8 a.m. to 6 p.m. -- Jan. 10 to Jan. 14