FEMA offers free resources for property owners rebuilding after disaster

Published 6:54 pm Friday, April 29, 2016

Special to The Leader


AUSTIN, Texas – The Federal Emergency Management Agency offers a wide range of free resources for Texas homeowners and businesses who are making repairs or rebuilding after a disaster.

FEMA maintains an extensive online library, including bilingual and multimedia resources, which describe the measures contractors or do-it-yourselfers can take to reduce risks to property. FEMA publications can be viewed online and downloaded to any computer.

To find mitigation resources online, go to the FEMA website go.usa.gov/cuWeA. Find out how taking action now – before the next disaster – can reduce human and financial costs later. The page also provides links to additional information that answers What is Mitigation? and Why does it matter?.

Texans recovering from disaster can find state-specific mitigation resources online at go.usa.gov/cuWzH.

Find out how to protect your property at go.usa.gov/cuWtQ. This page offers a comprehensive overview of available publications to help protect your home or business against hazards including earthquakes, fire, flood, high winds and others.

For more information about how to protect your property or business from disaster check out go.usa.gov/cuWzj and get the specifics on how to:

  • Protect Your Business from All Natural Hazards
  • Protect Your Property from an Earthquake
  • Protect Your Property from Fire
  • Protect Your Property from Flooding
  • Protect Your Property from High Winds

For more information on the Texas recovery from the March storms go to fema.gov/disaster/4266 or the Texas Division of Emergency Management website at txdps.state.tx.us/dem. Follow FEMA on Twitter at twitter.com/femaregion6.