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Nebraska Severe Storms, Flooding, and Tornadoes (DR-1924)

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Incident period: June 01, 2010 to August 29, 2010
Major Disaster Declaration declared on July 15, 2010


October 5, 2010 - News Release

LINCOLN, Neb. — Mold growing in recently flooded buildings can cause health problems, state and federal emergency management officials warn Nebraska residents. Water-damaged rooms are moist environments, ideal for mold to flourish. People with respiratory problems such as allergies or asthma should not spend time in houses that might contain mold. Mold often is visible as a fuzzy growth or discoloration on surfaces. It usually has a musty, earthy odor. 

September 14, 2010 - News Release

LINCOLN, Neb. -- One option for minimizing the impact of a future flood is to raise an entire house up and hopefully out of harm’s way. Simply put the process is known as elevation. Nationwide, scores of home and business owners have done it. The upfront costs can represent a sizeable investment. The good news is that the dividends of elevating can meet or exceed damage costs from one event alone.

September 7, 2010 - News Release

LINCOLN, Neb. -- Repairing damage after severe weather can be expensive. However, many projects can be done for little or no money. Most can make a big difference when preparing your home for severe weather and provide the extra bonus of lowering utility and home-maintenance costs year-round. Here are some ideas: 1. Cut it short.

Financial Assistance

If and when individual assistance money is approved for this disaster, it will be displayed here. Information is updated every 24 hours.

Public Assistance - Dollars Approved

Public Assistance (PA): Disaster grant assistance available for communities to quickly respond to and recover from major disasters or emergencies declared by the President

Emergency Work (Categories A-B): Work that must be performed to reduce or eliminate an immediate threat to life, protect public health and safety, and to protect improved property that is significantly threatened due to disasters or emergencies declared by the President

Permanent Work (Categories C-G): Work that is required to restore a damaged facility, through repair or restoration, to its pre-disaster design, function, and capacity in accordance with applicable codes and standards

*Dollars Approved: Assistance dollars approved but not necessarily disbursed.

*Dollars Obligated: Funds made available to the State via electronic transfer following FEMA's final review and approval of Public Assistance projects.

Total Public Assistance Grants - Dollars Obligated* Emergency Work (Categories A-B) - Dollars Obligated* Permanent Work (Categories C-G) - Dollars Obligated*
Total Amount $49,983,541.43 $2,624,441.97 $46,878,425.53
Last Updated: Friday, November 27, 2015 - 07:57 (Updated daily)

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Preliminary Damage Assessment

  • Nebraska, FEMA-1924-DR (PDF 20KB)