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Village of Croton-on-Hudson
1 Van Wyck Street
Croton-on-Hudson, NY 10520

Phone: 914-271-4781
Fax: 914-271-2836


Hours: Mon. - Fri., 8:30 am - 4 pm
 
FEMA Advice re: protecting homes from future disasters
Village of Croton-on-Hudson E-Notice



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November 17, 2011
NR0130-DR-4020-NY
FEMA News Desk: 518-452-7219
NYS OEM News Desk: 518-292-2310
SBA Contact: 404-606-1988
News Release    
Free Advice Offered on Reducing Damage from Future Disasters in Two Westchester County Stores

ALBANY, N.Y. -- Mitigation experts from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will be in two Westchester County home improvement stores this week to offer advice on ways to protect your home from future disasters.

They will be at:
Home Depot
1 Saw Mill River Road
Hawthorne, N.Y. 10532
from Friday, Nov. 18 to Wednesday, Nov. 23,  8 a.m. to 6 p.m.

and

Home Depot
601 South Sprain Road
Yonkers, N.Y. 10710
from Friday, Nov. 18 to Wednesday, Nov. 23, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.

The mitigation experts will provide information on:
  • Cleaning mold and mildew;
  • Elevating electrical services and appliances;
  • Installing sewer backflow valves;
  • Removing and replacing drywall and insulation;
  • Channeling water away from foundations;
  • Repairing with water-resistant materials; and
  • The permitting process required for rebuilding.
More information on ways to protect your home from future disasters is available at: www.fema.gov.~ Choose the menu for Recover and Rebuild.

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.