MEMA offering mitigation advice in Laurel

(The following is a press release from MEMA.)

RIDGELAND, Miss. – Are you repairing or rebuilding damaged property? Have questions about flood insurance? Want to protect your property from potential loss or damage from future disasters?

Federal Emergency Management Agency mitigation specialists are in Brookhaven and Laurel to answer questions on building stronger.

Advisers are available April 28 through May 3 at the Home Depot at 101 Stribling Road in Brookhaven and at Lowe's at 1490 Highway 15 N. in Laurel. They will be in the stores today from noon to 7 p.m. and Friday through Tuesday from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.

For more information on Mississippi's flood recovery, go to or visit the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency site at