FEMA Specialists to Offer Mitigation Tips at Eastern Carolina Lowe’s Stores


Disaster survivors can get tips and advice on how to rebuild stronger against future storm damage at several Lowe’s home improvement stores in eastern North Carolina Feb. 19 through Feb. 27.

FEMA mitigation specialists can answer questions about home repair, making disaster plans, putting together supply kits and the importance of flood insurance.

Mitigation is the effort to reduce the loss of life and property damage by lessening the impact of future disasters. The mitigation specialists will be available at the following locations and times:

1701 Carolina Avenue
Washington, NC 27889

1202 N Berkeley Rd.
Goldsboro, NC 27534

1400 Lowes Blvd.
New Bern, NC 28562

425 Yopp Rd
Jacksonville, NC 28540

Tuesday, Feb. 19 through Wednesday, Feb. 27
from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Not available Sundays

More mitigation events will be held at home improvement stores in disaster-affected North Carolina counties in the coming weeks.

For more information on North Carolina’s recovery from Hurricane Florence, visit ncdps.gov/Florence and FEMA.gov/Disaster/4393. Follow us on Twitter:
@NCEmergency and @FEMARegion4.


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