Nebraska Severe Storms and Flooding (DR-1714)
Incident period: May 28, 2007 to June 2, 2007
Major Disaster Declaration declared on July 24, 2007
Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases
July 25, 2007
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Residents of Nebraska have witnessed how disasters threaten more than personal property and homes. The severe storms and flooding that occurred May 28 through June 2 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 July 24, 2007 authorizing the release of grants through the Federal Emergency Management Agency's (FEMA) Public Assistance (PA) program to help affected communities recover.
July 24, 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 issued for Nebraska. Assistance for the State and Affected Local Governments Can Include as Required:
July 24, 2007
WASHINGTON. D.C. -- The head of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced that federal disaster aid has been made available for Nebraska to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the area struck by severe storms and flooding during the period of May 28 to June 2, 2007.