SIOUX FALLS, SD – FEMA mitigation and flood insurance specialists will be at Menards in Sioux Falls and Yankton next week to offer advice and tips to property owners on how to repair storm damage while rebuilding their properties and making them able to withstand future storms.
Specialists will be on hand Monday, Jan. 27 through Saturday, Feb. 1 to answer questions and provide home improvement tips for both do-it-yourself homeowners and general contractors. Recovery topics will include flood insurance, elevating utilities and rebuilding flooded homes. They also will have information on building structures that are more hazard-resistant, with proven methods to prevent or reduce damage from future disasters.
Menards - West3001 S. Shirley Ave.Sioux Falls, South Dakota
Menards3210 Broadway Ave.Yankton, South Dakota
FEMA advisers will be available at these locations 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday, and 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday.
FEMA assistance is accessible to people with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation (e.g., sign language interpreter, Braille, CART, etc.), please make your request as soon as possible. Call or text 605-400-8878. Last minute requests will be considered but may not be possible to fill.
To learn more about how mitigation efforts help individuals and communities visit www.fema.gov/what-mitigation.