Beginning today, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) specialists will be on hand at Home Depot stores throughout the state, including those in Absecon and Egg Harbor Township, Atlantic County officials said on Wednesday, Dec. 12.
FEMA representatives will be on hand to offer victims of Superstorm Sandy free advice on how to rebuild their homes in a stronger, safer and smarter way, county officials said. They will also provide advice on how to rebuild homes to withstand natural disasters, officials said.
FEMA representatives will be at Home Depot from Wednesday, Dec. 12-Monday, Dec. 17, 8 a.m.-6 p.m., according to officials. The Absecon Home Depot is located at 421 Absecon Boulevard. The Egg Harbor Township store is located at 6 Tower Avenue in Egg Harbor Township.
FEMA representatives will also be at the following Home Depot locations throughout the state:
- Home Depot, 1722 Route 88, Brick, NJ 08724;
- Home Depot, 440 Route 440, Jersey City, NJ 07302;
- Home Depot, 1900 Shorrock Road, Lakewood, NJ 08701;
- Home Depot, 2445 Springfield Ave., Vauxhall, NJ 07088;
- Home Depot, 373 Route 9 South, Woodbridge, NJ 07095;
- Home Depot, 197 Route 72 West, Manahawkin, NJ 08050;
- Home Depot, 310 Highway 36 West, Long Branch, NJ 07764;
- Home Depot, 180 12th St., Jersey City, NJ 08050;
- Lowes, 2194 State Route 35, Holmdel, NJ 07733; and
- Home Depot, 3700 Highway 35, Hazlet, NJ 07730.
Information will also be available on the following subjects, for free:
- Mold and mildew clean-up;
- Flood- and wind-resistant building methods;
- Wind straps;
- Flood insurance;
- Retrofitting buildings; and
- Elevating utilities.