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Nebraska Severe Storms and Flooding (DR-1286)

Incident period: August 06, 1999 to August 09, 1999
Major Disaster Declaration declared on August 20, 1999

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October 1, 1999 - News Release

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 of the registration period and if there is anyone who has damages from the Aug. 6-9 storms but still hasn't registered, they should do so today," said Charles Biggs, FEMA federal coordinating officer.

September 15, 1999 - News Release

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 and affected businesses in Burt, Douglas and Washington counties now can call the FEMA tele-registration line from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. Calling the tele-registration number is the first step in being considered for state and federal disaster assistance. The number is 1-800-462-9029. For those who are hearing or speech impaired, the number is (TTY) 1-800-462-7585.

September 15, 1999 - News Release

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 the last day to call and apply for assistance," said Carlos Mitchell, federal coordinating officer for the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). "If you haven't registered yet but still need help, now is the time to call."

Financial Assistance

If and when individual assistance money is approved for this disaster, it will be displayed here. Information is updated every 24 hours.

Public Assistance - Dollars Approved

Public Assistance (PA): Disaster grant assistance available for communities to quickly respond to and recover from major disasters or emergencies declared by the President

Emergency Work (Categories A-B): Work that must be performed to reduce or eliminate an immediate threat to life, protect public health and safety, and to protect improved property that is significantly threatened due to disasters or emergencies declared by the President

Permanent Work (Categories C-G): Work that is required to restore a damaged facility, through repair or restoration, to its pre-disaster design, function, and capacity in accordance with applicable codes and standards

*Dollars Approved: Assistance dollars approved but not necessarily disbursed.

*Dollars Obligated: Funds made available to the State via electronic transfer following FEMA's final review and approval of Public Assistance projects.

Total Public Assistance Grants - Dollars Obligated* Emergency Work (Categories A-B) - Dollars Obligated* Permanent Work (Categories C-G) - Dollars Obligated*
Total Amount $2,083,481.55 $147,935.45 $1,935,546.10
Last Updated: Saturday, April 30, 2016 - 06:41 (Updated daily)

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