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FEMA offering DIY flood repair advice at these Home Depot locations

The program is available regardless of whether your home was affected by flash-flooding this summer.

BRIDGETON, Mo. — Help is available from Federal Emergency Management Agency for home improvement DIYers, whether your home was damaged by flash flooding this summer or not.

The FEMA Rebuild Safer and Stronger program will visit three St. Louis-area Home Depot locations.

  • 11215 St Charles Rock Road, Bridgeton, MO 63044.
  • 1603 South Hanley Road, Brentwood, MO 63144.
  • 3202 South Kingshighway Boulevard, St. Louis, MO 33139.

Events will take place at these stores on the following dates:

  • 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Oct. 17-22.
  • 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Oct. 24-26.
  • 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 27.

Do-it-yourselfers and professionals can get discuss proven methods for preventing damage from future disasters techniques for rebuilding homes, tips for reducing your disaster risk – whether you own or rent your home.

Meanwhile, the FEMA disaster recovery center in Ferguson will close next week. The FEMA center at the Urban League Empowerment Center will close permanently Friday, Oct. 21. Recovery centers at Ranken Technical College in St. Louis and Centennial Commons in University City will remain open.

FEMA extended its application period for flooding victims in St. Louis, St. Louis County and St. Charles County to apply for assistance from Oct. 7 to Nov. 7.

Click here to learn how you can apply for federal disaster assistance..

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