FEMA alongside local hardware and home improvement stores in Baton Rouge, La., have collaborated to provide free information, tips, and literature on making homes stronger and safer. The aim is to provide residents with better knowledge for future natural disasters.

In a press release from FEMA:

FEMA mitigation specialists will be on hand to provide information at area Home Depots from Aug. 25 through Sept. 10. They will be available to answer questions and offer home improvement tips and proven methods to prevent and lessen damage from future disasters. Most of the information is geared for do-it-yourself work and general contractors.

FEMA advisors will be on hand at information centers in these stores 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily.

Do you know of other instances of home improvement and FEMA collaborating to provide consultation to natural disaster victims? Let us know in the comments.

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