Nebraska Severe Storms, Flooding, and Tornadoes (DR-1706)
Incident period: May 4, 2007 to May 19, 2007
Major Disaster Declaration declared on June 6, 2007
Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases
July 9, 2007
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Following additional damage assessments, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security?s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has approved Public Assistance funding for Thomas County in the state of Nebraska to help local governments recover from damage associated with the severe storms, flooding and tornadoes May 4 ? 19, 2007.
June 19, 2007
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Residents who need to make repairs to or rebuild their damaged homes as a result of the severe storms, flooding and tornadoes of May 4 - 19 have a responsibility to themselves, their families and their neighbors to rebuild in a way that reduces future flood and storm losses. This is called 'mitigation'.
June 7, 2007
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Residents of Nebraska have witnessed how disasters threaten more than personal property and homes. The severe storms, flooding and tornadoes that occurred May 4 through May 19 damaged public buildings, utility systems, bridges, roads, and culverts, not to mention disrupting communications and emergency services. President Bush signed a federal disaster declaration on June 6, 2007 authorizing the release of grants through the Federal Emergency Management Agency's (FEMA) Public Assistance (PA) program to help affected communities recover.
June 6, 2007
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The head of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) today announced that federal disaster aid has been made available for the state of Nebraska to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the area struck by severe storms, flooding, and tornadoes during the period of May 4-19, 2007.
June 6, 2007
Following is a summary of key federal disaster aid programs that can be made available as needed and warranted under President Bush's major disaster declaration for Nebraska. Assistance for the State and Affected Local Governments Can Include as Required: