Free Rebuilding Advice Offered By FEMA

CLINTON, MS – May 28, 2010 – (RealEstateRama) — Mitigation specialists from the Federal Emergency Management Agency are continuing to offer free rebuilding and disaster-resistance advice to Mississippi residents.

Beginning Friday, May 28, the FEMA advisors will staff an informational display at:

Lowe’s of Corinth
1800 South Parkway
Corinth, Miss. 38834

The display will be open 10 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Friday, May 28; 8 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Saturday, May 29, and Sunday, May 30; and 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday, June 1.

Another display will be at:

The Home Depot of Oxford
201 Home Depot Drive
Oxford, Miss. 38655

The Oxford display will be staffed from 8 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 2; Thursday, June 3; and Friday, June 4.

The displays are part of a FEMA outreach program in storm-stricken communities. The goal is to provide residents with important information about repairing and improving their homes to reduce or prevent future disaster damage.

This includes such ideas as reducing mold and mildew; protecting electrical systems, furnaces and appliances; reinforcing structures against high winds and flooding; safeguarding valuables; and securing other important property. Information on flood insurance also is available.

No registration is required to visit the informational displays. Residents may visit as often as they like and take as many free publications as they want.

Similar information is available online at www.fema.gov/rebuild/recover/resources.

For more information, contact the State Emergency Joint Information Center at 866-920-MEMA (6362), or visit us online at www.msema.org. You can also follow us on Twitter and Facebook using the keyword MSEMA.

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On March 1, 2003, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) became part of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS). The primary mission of the Federal Emergency Management Agency is to reduce the loss of life and property and protect the Nation from all hazards, including natural disasters, acts of terrorism, and other man-made disasters, by leading and supporting the Nation in a risk-based, comprehensive emergency management system of preparedness, protection, response, recovery, and mitigation

Contact:

1 (800) 621-FEMA (3362)

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