Nebraska Severe Storms, Tornadoes and Flooding (DR-1517)

Incident period: May 20, 2004 to June 1, 2004
Major Disaster Declaration declared on May 25, 2004

Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases

June 12, 2004
News Release
LINCOLN, Neb. -- The Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Nebraska Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) are reminding Nebraskans that free help for disaster-related stress is available under a program funded by the Federal Emergency Management Agency.
June 12, 2004
News Release
LINCOLN, Neb. -- A Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) will open Monday, June 14 at the Salvation Army, 3612 Cuming Street in Omaha to assist those who suffered losses and damages from the severe storms, tornadoes and flooding that began on May 20, 2004. HOURS OF OPERATION: Monday, 6-14, Noon to 7 p.m. Tuesday, 6-15, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday, 6-16, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.
June 8, 2004
News Release
LINCOLN, Neb. -- State, federal assistance has reached more than $2 million as local officials and voluntary agencies continue to help Nebraskans who were affected by the severe storms, tornadoes and flooding that began May 20, 2004.
June 8, 2004
News Release
LINCOLN, Neb. -- Twenty-six additional Nebraska counties are now eligible for disaster assistance, federal and state officials said today. Help is now available to individuals and businesses, local governments and essential non-profit organizations in a total of 30 Nebraska counties recovering from severe storms, tornadoes and flooding that began May 20, 2004.
June 8, 2004
News Release
LINCOLN, Neb. -- The Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and Nebraska Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) disaster recovery officials announced a disaster recovery unit will be in Hastings in Adams County on Thursday, June 10, to assist residents who suffered losses from the severe storms, tornadoes and flooding which began on May 20, 2004. The mobile unit will be at:
June 5, 2004
News Release
LINCOLN, Neb -- The Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Weeping Water, Nebraska has closed. However, state and federal officials want residents to know that help is still just a phone call away.

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