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FEMA TO HELP: Dates set for Home Rebuilding Aid in Midland

August 22, 2017       Leave a Comment
By: Dave Rogers

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As Michiganders repair or rebuild their homes damaged by the flooding and severe storms that occurred June 22-27, 2017, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and home improvement stores in Midland County 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 home improvement tips along with proven methods to prevent or reduce damage from future disasters as well as offer tips and techniques to build hazard-resistant homes. 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.

FEMA advisors will be available at the following store:

Midland Gill-Roy?s Hardware

3128 S. Jefferson Ave.

Midland, Mi. 48640 Tues. ? Sat.

Aug. 22 - 26 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Free reference booklets with information on protecting a home from flood damage will be available. More information about strengthening property can be found at https://www.fema.gov/protect-your-property.

FEMA specialists can provide general information regarding flood insurance policies and offer technical assistance to aid in recovery. Disaster survivors and others can find a list of home improvement stores hosting FEMA mitigation specialists and their hours at:

English: https://www.fema.gov/disaster/4326

Spanish: https://www.fema.gov/es/disaster/4326

https://twitter.com/femaregion5

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Dave Rogers is a former editorial writer for the Bay City Times and a widely read,
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