Rebuilding Advice Can Reduce Damage From Future Storms

BEAVER, W. Va.- July 14, 2010 – (RealEstateRama) — Rebuilding specialists from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) are offering safe cleanup and rebuilding advice in Wyoming, McDowell and Logan counties this week.

The specialists provide advice and printed information to residents affected by the June flooding and to anyone who wants to strengthen their property against future storm damage. Information tables and advisors will be at the following locations until further notice:

Lester’s Home Center
Next to Lester’s Mobile Homes
Ikes Fork in Wyoming County
8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday – Saturday
Lowe’s Home Improvement
Norman Morgan Blvd., U.S. Rt. 119
Logan in Logan County
8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday – Saturday
Mary Hale Center
Davy in McDowell County
Opening Monday July 19th
9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday – Friday

Mitigation information is also available at www.fema.gov/mitigation and www.wvdhsem.gov/mitigation1.htm.
Residents of Lewis, Logan, McDowell, Mingo and Wyoming counties who had losses from the June 12 – 29 storms can register for disaster assistance at www.disasterassistance.gov or (800) 621-3362.  Those with speech or hearing impairment may call TTY 800-462-7585.

FEMA’s mission is to support our citizens and first responders to ensure that as a nation we work together to build, sustain, and improve our capability to prepare for, protect against, respond to, recover from, and mitigate all hazards.

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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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