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FEMA offers rebuilding advice at Lowe's in West Tifton

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Posted at 3:30 AM, Nov 30, 2018
and last updated 2018-12-04 09:20:44-05

WEST TIFTON, Ga. (WTXL) - Federal officials are offering free rebuilding and repair advice to homeowners who want to make their property stronger and safer to protect from future damage.

Advisers from the Federal Emergency Management Agency will be available Monday, December 3, through Saturday, December 8, in West Tifton, from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Lowe's Home Improvement, 2000 U.S. Hwy. 82 W.

Homeowners can get free information flyers on cost-effective rebuilding and repair techniques to make homes more resistant to natural disasters.

More information about strengthening property can be found at https://www.fema.gov/what-mitigation

While there, you can also speak with FEMA Disaster Survivor Assistance specialists about your individual recovery.

These experts can help register homeowners and renters who sustained uninsured or underinsured losses from Hurricane Michael and may be eligiblefor federal disaster assistance.

They will have information on possible FEMA grants for housing and possible reimbursement for personal property losses.