Nebraska Severe Storms (DR-1373)

Incident period: April 10, 2001 to April 23, 2001
Major Disaster Declaration declared on May 16, 2001

Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases

June 15, 2001
News Release
Kansas City, MO -- Federal disaster funds have been made available for Custer County to help local governments rebuild public property damaged by the late winter storms in Nebraska, the head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today. FEMA Director Joe M. Allbaugh said the assistance was approved following a review of damage data gathered by federal and state disaster recovery officials.
June 8, 2001
News Release
Kansas City, MO -- Federal disaster funds have been made available for Dundy County to help local governments rebuild public property damaged by the late winter storms in Nebraska, the head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today. FEMA Director Joe M. Allbaugh said the assistance was approved following a review of damage data gathered by federal and state disaster recovery officials.
May 29, 2001
News Release
Kansas City, MO -- The Nebraska Emergency Management Agency NEMA) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) want to remind communities in the 26 Nebraska counties declared a major disaster that they are eligible to apply for all categories of public assistance.
May 16, 2001
News Release
Washington, DC -- Twenty-six Nebraska counties were designated for federal disaster aid today by the head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to help communities recover from the effects of a series of late winter storms that struck the state last month causing extensive damage to electrical utilities. FEMA Director Joe M. Allbaugh took the action after President Bush declared a major disaster for the state because of infrastructure damage stemming from winter storms, tornadoes and flooding that occurred over the period of April 10-23.
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