Nebraska Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding (DR-1765)
Incident period: April 23, 2008 to April 26, 2008
Major Disaster Declaration declared on May 30, 2008
Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases
July 10, 2008
LINCOLN, Neb. -- Most Nebraskans who registered for disaster assistance in the aftermath of recent storms and tornadoes are finding they are given a U. S. Small Business Administration (SBA) loan application. Officials of the SBA and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) said the SBA form must be returned before the full range of federal assistance programs can be considered.
July 9, 2008
LINCOLN, Neb. -- They are highly organized and ready to pitch in where needed when a disaster happens anywhere in the country. Faith-based groups like American Baptist Churches of Nebraska and Southern Baptist Convention Disaster Relief move volunteers in as soon as they can begin relief and recovery operations. Their work cannot be too highly praised. It has been a godsend to individuals suffering from the effects of disasters.
May 30, 2008
WASHINGTON ? 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 Nebraska to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the area struck by severe storms, tornadoes, and flooding during the period of April 23-26, 2008.
May 30, 2008
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: