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FEMA News Release: Build Back Better

FEMA specialists will be available in the locations below to answer questions and offer tips and techniques for building hazard-resistant homes to help prevent or reduce damage from future disasters. Most information is geared toward do-it-yourself work and general contractors. Topics will include rebuilding flooded homes, elevating utilities and flood insurance.

Free reference booklets with information about protecting a home from flood damage will also be available. More information about protecting property can be found at

FEMA advisors will be available at the following stores Jan. 8 – Jan. 20, 2018. The teams will also be there Jan. 15, Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

County Location Hours
Broward Lowe’s
130 N. University Drive
Pembroke Pines, FL 33024
8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Miami-Dade Home Depot
7899 W. Flagler St.
Miami, FL 33144
8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Miami-Dade Lowe’s
9191 SW 137th Ave.
Miami, FL 33186
8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Palm Beach Lowe’s
103 South State Road 7
Royal Palm Beach, FL 33411
8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

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