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State of Texas
Those Repairing, Building or Rebuilding Can Plan for the Future and Get Questions Answered by Mitigation Specialists March 26-31
News Release
Sunday, March 25, 2018

AUSTIN, Texas – As Texans repair, build or rebuild their homes after Hurricane Harvey, home improvement stores and FEMA mitigation specialists are teaming up to provide free information, tips and literature on making homes stronger and safer.

FEMA mitigation specialists will answer questions and offer tips and techniques to build hazard-resistant homes using proven methods that will prevent or reduce damage from future disasters. Most of the information and free literature provided are geared to do-it-yourself work and general contractors.

Some topics covered will include flood insurance, elevating utilities and rebuilding flooded and wind-damaged homes. FEMA mitigation specialists will be available at these stores:

County

Locations

Dates

Hours

Aransas

McCoy’s Building Supply

2118 W. Wheeler Ave.

Aransas Pass, 78336

 

Mon. March 26

Tues. March 27-Fri. March 30

Sat. March 31

11 a.m. - 6 p.m.

8 a.m. - 6 p.m.

7 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Brazoria

Ace Patco Hardware & Lumber

222 W. Willis St.

Alvin, 77511

 

Mon. March 26

Tues. March 27-Fri. March 31

11 a.m. - 6 p.m.

8 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Fort Bend

Sugar Land Lowe’s (Store #0511)

16510 S.W. Freeway

Sugar Land, 77479

 

Mon. March 26-Sat. March 31

8 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Fort Bend

Rosenberg Lowe’s (Store #1898)

28005 Southwest Freeway

Rosenberg, 77471

 

Mon. March 26

Tues. March 27-Fri. March 31

11 a.m. - 6 p.m.

8 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Orange

Ace Hardware, Childs Building Supply

3704 N. 16th St.

Orange, 77632

 

Mon. March 26-Sat. March 31

 

8 a.m. - 6 p.m.

 

 

For Texas disaster mitigation information, visit www.fema.gov/texas-disaster-mitigation.

For additional information about mitigation, visit www.fema.gov/what-mitigation.

For information on protecting properties from disaster, visit www.fema.gov/protect-your-property.

For more information on Hurricane Harvey and Texas recovery, visit the Hurricane Harvey disaster web page at www.fema.gov/disaster/4332, the FEMA Harvey Facebook page

at www.facebook.com/FEMAharvey, the FEMA Region 6 Twitter account

at twitter.com/FEMARegion6 or the Texas Division of Emergency Management website at www.dps.texas.gov/dem/.




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