FEMA and Home Improvement Stores in Bay and Leon Counties Offering Free Rebuilding and Repair Advice


TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – (RealEstateRama) — As Floridians continue to repair or rebuild their homes damaged by Hurricane Michael, FEMA and home improvement stores in Bay and Leon counties are once again teaming up to provide free information and literature on making homes stronger and safer.

Survivors will be able to get answers to questions and receive home improvement guidance with proven methods to prevent or reduce damage from disasters.

Most of the information and the free publications are tailored for do-it-yourself work and general contractors.

Advisors will be available at the following stores:

County Location Dates Hours



513 W 23rd St

Panama City, Fl 32405

Dec. 20 -Dec. 23 and Dec.26 All times local

8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Thu., Fri. and Wed.

8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Sat.

Desk Closed Sun., Mon. and Tue.




4400 W Tennessee St

Tallahassee, Fl 32304

Dec. 20 – Dec.23 and Dec.26 All times local

8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Thu., Fri and Wed.

8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Sat.

Desk Closed Sun., Mon. and Tue.


Find more information about strengthening property at fema.gov/protect-your-property.

FEMA specialists can provide general guidance regarding flood insurance policies and offer technical assistance to aid in recovery.

To get in touch with FEMA, call the Helpline at 800-621-3362 or 800-462-7585 (TTY). Multilingual operators are available.


FEMA’s mission: Helping people before, during, and after disasters.

For a list of resources available to individuals and businesses affected by Hurricane Michael, visitwww.floridadisaster.org/info

For more Hurricane Michael recovery information, visit www.fema.gov/disaster/4399.

Follow FEMA and the Florida Division of Emergency Management on Twitter at @FEMARegion4 and @FLSERT. You may also visit FEMA and the Division’s Facebook pages at Facebook.com/FEMA and Facebook.com/FloridaSERT


On March 1, 2003, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) became part of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS). The primary mission of the Federal Emergency Management Agency is to reduce the loss of life and property and protect the Nation from all hazards, including natural disasters, acts of terrorism, and other man-made disasters, by leading and supporting the Nation in a risk-based, comprehensive emergency management system of preparedness, protection, response, recovery, and mitigation


1 (800) 621-FEMA (3362)

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