Monday, January 7, 2019

Community Mitigation Resiliency Workshops

Jan 7, 2019

Area residents can get tips and advice on how to make their homes more resistant to flood damage at community mitigation resiliency workshops.

FEMA flood mitigation specialists will be available to answer questions about home repair and resiliency, making disaster plans, the importance of flood insurance and the opportunity for attendees to locate their properties on the flood plain map.

Mitigation is an effort to reduce the loss of life and property damage by lessening the impact of disaster. The workshops will be held at the following locations and dates:

                                       New Bern Fireman’s Museum
                                                   458 Hancock St.
                                                New Bern, NC 28560
                          Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2019 - from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

                                        Emergency Operations Center
                                             1425-1477 X Way Road
                                              Laurinburg, NC 28352
                            Thursday, Jan. 10, 2019 - from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

                                    Lumbee Tribe Boys & Girls Club
                                               120 Youth Drive
                                            Pembroke, NC 28372
                          Friday, Jan. 11, 2019 - from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

                                   Emergency Operations Center
                                                38 Legend Dr.
                                          Lumberton, NC 28358
                          Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019 - from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

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