FEMA Mitigation Specialists on Hand at Local Hardware Stores

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Media Advisory

BATON ROUGE, La. – Survivors in Louisiana who are rebuilding or repairing their homes after Hurricane Ida can visit
a local home improvement store to speak with FEMA representatives about steps they can take to make their homes
safer, stronger and more resilient.

Mitigation specialists will be on hand to answer questions about rebuilding and protecting their homes from future
disaster-related damage. Some of the topics include flood insurance, clean up, selecting a contractor and ways to
reduce risks from future disasters. Below is the list of participating stores:

Dates Available and Hours of Operation Store

Sept. 24 – Sept. 29, 8 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
1777 Millerville Rd.
Baton Rouge, LA 70816

Oct. 1 – Oct. 6, 8 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Home Depot
2740 South Cajun Ave
Gonzales, LA 70737

Oct. 8 – Oct. 13, 8 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Home Depot
6600 Main St.
Zachary, LA 70791

Survivors can talk to a mitigation specialist by phone at 833-FEMA-4-US or 833-336-2487. To view mitigation
resources on how to recover, repair, retrofit and rebuild safer and stronger, visit fema.connectsolutions.com/lamit.
For Spanish, visit fema.connectsolutions.com/la-es-mit.

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