Free FEMA advice available at Jefferson City stores


JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – (RealEstateRama) — Two home improvement stores in Jefferson City are teaming up with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to provide local residents with free information, tips, flyers and brochures to prevent and lessen damage from disasters.

FEMA mitigation specialists will be available over the next five days to answer questions and offer home improvement tips on making homes stronger and safer against disasters. Most of the information is geared toward do-it-yourself work and general contractors.

Advisers will be available March 17-21 at the

Lowe’s at 3441 Missouri Blvd., Jefferson City, MO 65109
Thursday through Saturday and Monday 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Sunday 8 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Advisers will be available March 17-19 and March 21 at the

Meek’s Lumber and Hardware at 1750 Southridge Drive, Jefferson City, MO 65109
Thursday, Friday and Monday 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.;
Saturday, 8 a.m. to noon.
Closed Sunday.
Mitigation teams will also have free reference booklets on protecting your home from flood damage. More information about strengthening property can be found at


For breaking news about flood recovery, follow FEMA Region 7 on Twitter at and turn on mobile notifications or visit the FEMA webpages dedicated to this disaster at

FEMA’s mission is to support our citizens and first responders to ensure that as a nation we work together to build, sustain, and improve our capability to prepare for, protect against, respond to, recover from, and mitigate all hazards.

All FEMA disaster assistance will be provided without discrimination on the grounds of race, color, sex (including sexual harassment), religion, national origin, age, disability, limited English proficiency, economic status, or retaliation. If you believe your civil rights are being violated, call 800-621-3362 or 800-462-7585(TTY/TDD).


On March 1, 2003, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) became part of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS). The primary mission of the Federal Emergency Management Agency is to reduce the loss of life and property and protect the Nation from all hazards, including natural disasters, acts of terrorism, and other man-made disasters, by leading and supporting the Nation in a risk-based, comprehensive emergency management system of preparedness, protection, response, recovery, and mitigation


1 (800) 621-FEMA (3362)

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