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State of Texas
Federal Emergency Management Agency
News Release
Monday, November 06, 2017

 

Free Repair Advice Available in Brazoria, Galveston, Nueces and Victoria Counties

AUSTIN, Texas – As Texans repair or rebuild their homes damaged by Hurricane Harvey and subsequent flooding, FEMA and home-improvement stores in Brazoria, Galveston, Nueces and Victoria counties are teaming up to provide free information, tips and literature on making homes stronger and safer.

FEMA mitigation specialists will be on hand to 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 the free publications provided are geared to do-it-yourself work and general contractors.

Recovery topics covered include flood insurance, elevating utilities and rebuilding flooded homes. Free reference booklets with information on protecting a home from flood damage will be available. FEMA advisers will be available at these stores:

County

Location

Dates

Hours

Brazoria

Lowe’s #0685

  2741 Broadway St., Pearland TX  77581

  Mon. Nov. 6 – Sat. Nov. 11

  8 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Galveston

McCoy's Building Supply

  7500 Broadway St., Galveston TX  77554

Thur. Nov. 9 – Fri. Nov. 10

  Sat. Nov. 11

8 a.m. – 6 p.m.

  8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Nueces

McCoy's Building Supply

  7500 Broadway St., Galveston TX  77554

Thur. Nov. 9 – Fri. Nov. 10

  Sat. Nov. 11

8 a.m. – 6 p.m.

  8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Victoria

McCoy's Building Supply

  5803 NE Zac Lentz Pkwy., Victoria TX  77904

Thur. Nov. 9 – Fri. Nov. 10

  Sat. Nov. 11

8 a.m. – 6 p.m.

  8 a.m. – 5 p.m.


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

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

More information about strengthening properties can be found at 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 VI Twitter account at twitter.com/FEMARegion6 or the Texas Division of Emergency Management website at www.dps.texas.gov/dem/.




Remembering Jim Guidry M3 Global Medical Missions


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