JACKSON, Miss. – Rebuilding or repairing property damaged from the recent severe storms? Residents can get advice on building safer and stronger this week from Federal Emergency Management Agency specialists in Rankin County.
FEMA mitigation specialists will be at Lowe’s in Flowood Tuesday through Saturday to offer information on rebuilding after a disaster. The advisors can answer questions about protecting homes from future disaster-related damage and offer tips to build hazard-resistant homes.
FEMA officials estimate that every dollar spent on mitigation can save almost four dollars if another disaster hits.
Homeowners and contractors can learn more at the following location 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. beginning Tuesday, July 15, and ending Saturday, July 19.
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.