News Releases for Nebraska Severe Storms and Flooding (DR-1286)

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Friday, October 1, 1999 - 00:00
OMAHA, Neb. -- October 18 is the last day that storm-affected residents of Burt, Douglas and Washington counties can apply for state and federal disaster assistance. "We're getting close to the end...
Wednesday, September 15, 1999 - 00:00
OMAHA, Neb. -- Victims of the Aug. 6-9 severe storms and flooding in Burt, Douglas and Washington counties have just one month left to apply for state and federal disaster assistance. "Oct. 18 is...
Wednesday, September 15, 1999 - 00:00
OMAHA, Neb. -- New hours and days of operation have been established for the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Tele-registration and Helpline services. Beginning immediately, flood victims...
Wednesday, September 15, 1999 - 00:00
OMAHA, Neb. -- A temporary disaster field office, opened last month in downtown Omaha to house state and federal disaster recovery specialists, will close Friday, Sept. 17. "This temporary field...
Monday, September 13, 1999 - 00:00
OMAHA, Neb. -- Disaster victims who need help with low-interest disaster loan applications can still visit the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) at the Florence Community Center until further...
Friday, September 10, 1999 - 00:00
OMAHA, Neb. -- BACKGROUND: On Aug. 20, President Clinton signed a major disaster declaration for three Nebraska counties -- Burt, Douglas and Washington - following severe storms and flooding that...
Thursday, September 9, 1999 - 00:00
OMAHA, Neb. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and Nebraska Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) Disaster Recovery Center, which opened in Florence Aug. 30, to serve disaster survivors...
Thursday, September 9, 1999 - 00:00
OMAHA, Neb. -- Last month's destructive storms and flooding in three Nebraska counties underscored the need for residents to consider suggestions offered by state and Federal Emergency Management...
Thursday, September 9, 1999 - 00:00
OMAHA, Neb. -- When August floodwaters crashed through the wall of the Metropolitan Area Transit (MAT) Authority building, about $4.5 million in damage was left behind. MAT had prepared for an event...
Saturday, September 4, 1999 - 00:00
OMAHA, Neb. -- Okay. So you're trying to get your life back together after getting hit with astronomical repair bills caused by those early August storms. Damage to your property is widespread. You...
Friday, September 3, 1999 - 00:00
OMAHA, Neb. -- Disaster Assistance Statistics: As of Thursday, September 2, a total of 2,629 individuals and businesses have applied for assistance through FEMA's toll-free registration telephone...
Wednesday, September 1, 1999 - 00:00
OMAHA, Neb. -- A pair of satellite Disaster Recovery Centers, designed to serve Nebraska residents affected by the flooding and storms of Aug. 6-9, each will operate for two days next week in...
Tuesday, August 31, 1999 - 00:00
OMAHA, Neb. -- As recovery efforts continue in Burt, Douglas and Washington counties following severe storms and flooding that struck the area Aug. 6-9, state and federal disaster recovery officials...
Friday, August 27, 1999 - 00:00
OMAHA, Neb. -- BACKGROUND: On Aug. 20, President Clinton signed a major disaster declaration for three Nebraska counties - Burt, Douglas and Washington - following severe storms and flooding that...
Friday, August 27, 1999 - 00:00
OMAHA, Neb. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and Nebraska Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) are opening a Disaster Recovery Center on Monday, Aug. 30 in the Florence Community...
Wednesday, August 25, 1999 - 00:00
OMAHA, Neb. -- Within hours after President Clinton declared a major disaster for three Nebraska counties hit by severe storms and flooding earlier this month residents in Burt, Douglas and...
Friday, August 20, 1999 - 00:00
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Federal disaster aid was made available for Nebraska today to supplement the recovery needs of flood-stricken residents and communities in Burt, Douglas, and Washington counties...
Friday, August 20, 1999 - 00:00
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Residents and business owners in three Nebraska counties who were affected by the severe storms and flash flooding in early August now are eligible to apply for disaster...
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