Nebraska Severe Storms and Flooding (DR-1721)
Incident period: June 11, 2007 to June 16, 2007
Major Disaster Declaration declared on August 29, 2007
Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases
September 19, 2007
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The clock is ticking for emergency managers to get their requests in for federal aid, state and federal disaster recovery officials told local government representatives at applicant briefings held in two Nebraska cities last week.
August 31, 2007
KANSAS CITY, MO. -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is already moving to assist public entities in six counties in Nebraska affected by severe storms and flooding June 11-16. On Aug. 29, President Bush signed a Presidential Major Disaster Declaration authorizing FEMA's Public Assistance (PA) funding for six counties - Arthur, Chase, Dundy, Keith, McPherson and Perkins. The declaration is the third since summer storms began hitting the Midwest in early May.
August 29, 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:
August 29, 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 and flooding during the period of June 11-16, 2007.