The FEMA Community Education and Outreach staff for mitigation is hosting free webinars on ways to make future natural disasters less severe, dangerous or damaging to your home and family. These Internet webinars will be Tuesdays and Thursdays throughout February. Each session will be given twice a day, at 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. and from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. To register for the sessions, go to https://fema.connectsolutions.com.
This week’s topics are: What is Mitigation and Preparedness? CEO specialists will define mitigation and explain how to reduce future risk. And Working with Seniors Before the Storm: Specialists will talk to seniors about creating a plan for what is needed in the event of a disaster and what to discuss with children and/or other family members.
Topics to be covered over the next few weeks are: Retrofitting Roofs/Homes in High Wind Regions; Water-Resistant Building Materials; Elevating Your Home, Including Mobile Homes; and more.
If you are unable to attend, the sessions will be recorded, and the recordings will be uploaded to the Louisiana Mitigation Web Link: https://fema.connectsolutions.com.