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FEMA offers free building and repair advice in Jackson County

FEMA offers free building and repair advice in Jackson County
Posted at 10:13 AM, Nov 13, 2018
and last updated 2018-11-13 05:52:29-05

JACKSON COUNTY, Fla. (WTXL) - FEMA and a home improvement store in Jackson County are offering free information about ways people can make their homes safer and stronger following damage by Hurricane Michael.

Specialists with the Federal Emergency Management Agency will be on hand to answer questions and offer home-improvement guidance with proven methods to prevent or reduce damage from future disasters, a news release said.

Most of the information and the free publications are tailored for do-it-yourself work and general contractors.

In Marianna, advisors will be at the Lowes Home Improvement Center, 4860 Mallory Plaza, from November 15 - 19 from 8 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. and on November 20 from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

More information about strengthening property is at fema.gov/protect-your-property.

FEMA specialists can provide general guidance regarding flood-insurance policies and offer technical assistance to aid in recovery.

A complete list of home-improvement stores hosting FEMA mitigation specialists and their hours is available at fema.gov/disaster/4399.

For a list of resources available to individuals and businesses affected by Hurricane Michael, visit www.floridadisaster.org/info.

For more Hurricane Michael recovery information, visit www.fema.gov/disaster/4399.