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FEMA and State Community Outreach in Hyde County

01/12/17 FEMA and State Community Outreach Specialists will be available at select locations in Hyde County to answer your mitigation and recovery questions. FEMA has teamed with the State Mitigation Supervisor and started a Community Education Outreach Project. The team of specialists will be available to discuss preventative measures and they have numerous free publications to offer. In addition to disseminating free publications, Disaster Survivor Assistance Specialists and National Flood Insurance Specialists will be available for consultation. The team will be able to assist you by providing information on the following mitigation and recovery techniques:

• Clean-up, tear out and dry out, lower humidity create air circulation
• Proper removal of sheetrock. Replace with water resistant materials
• Elevating mechanicals (washer-dryers-furnace) raising electrical outlets and home elevation
• Landscaping ideas
• Backflow valves, floor plugs, and sump pumps
• Installing interior and exterior floodwalls
• Draining systems such as French drains
• Anchoring fuel tanks
• Benefits of Flood Insurance
• Obtaining building permits-checking with local officialsThe Community Outreach Specialists will be available at the following locations:

January 17, 2017 - January 21, 2017
Tuesday-Saturday
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Hyde County Government Center
30 Oyster Creek Rd.
Swan Quarter, NC 27885

January 23, 2017 – January 28, 2017
Monday-Saturday
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Ocracoke Community Center
999 Irvin Garnish Highway
Ocracoke, NC 27960