Go to Hammond and Covington {hardware} shops by Saturday for FEMA rebuilding recommendation | Livingston/Tangipahoa

Numerous buildings had been broken in Hurricane Ida — many so severely as to make them unlivable.

As restoration efforts proceed all through the broken areas, free recommendation is obtainable to these repairing or rebuilding houses and companies.

Federal Emergency Administration Company mitigation specialists and native {hardware} and residential enchancment shops have teamed as much as reply questions and supply tips on defending houses from future disaster-related harm comparable to excessive winds and water. Mitigation specialists could have details about deciding on contractors, flood insurance coverage, roof restore and different matters. No appointment is required.

By Saturday, Jan. 15, FEMA mitigation specialists can be in Tangipahoa and St. Tammany parishes at:

Dust Low cost Constructing Provides, 1000 Roma Ave., Hammond, from 8 a.m. to six:30 p.m.

Steve’s Ace {Hardware}, 1620 U.S. 190, Covington, from 7:30 a.m. to six p.m.

If you must focus on your help utility, name the helpline at (800) 621-3362 to talk to a FEMA particular person help specialist. Hazard mitigation outreach specialists supply normal rebuilding suggestions and won’t be able to debate particular particulars of particular person help instances.

Can’t are available in particular person? Name (833) FEMA4US or (833) 336-2487 to talk to a mitigation specialist. You possibly can e mail a specialist at [email protected]

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