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Legal Services Available for Eligible Hurricane Matthew Survivors

Tuesday, December 6, 2016

If you were affected by the floods after Hurricane Matthew and have questions about legal issues such as home repair contracts, working with contractors, replacing wills and other legal documents that were lost or severely damaged, you now have access to a toll-free legal aid hotline.

Smithsonian Experts to Share Tips on Salvaging Family Treasures

Friday, December 2, 2016

When homes are flooded and lives are upended, treasured keepsakes such as photos,artwork, quilts and family heirlooms become more cherished. Although they may have been damaged in the flood, these treasures may be salvageable.

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