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

Incident period: June 1, 2010 to August 29, 2010
Major Disaster Declaration declared on July 15, 2010

Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases

July 27, 2010
News Release
Lincoln, Neb. – Nebraska Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) officials scheduled a series of applicant briefings in August to help local governments and eligible private nonprofit organizations apply for federal disaster recovery assistance. These briefings are open to representatives of the declared counties affected by the severe storms, tornadoes and flooding that began on June 1.
July 26, 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. 
July 23, 2010
News Release
LINCOLN, Neb. -- Nebraska Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) officials scheduled a series of applicant briefings to help local governments and eligible private nonprofit organizations apply for federal disaster recovery assistance. These briefings will be open to representatives of the declared counties affected by the severe storms, flooding, and tornadoes that began on June 1.
July 23, 2010
News Release
LINCOLN, Neb. -- Federal Public Assistance disaster funds are now available to help local, county and state governments, as well as Tribal Nations, in 53 counties rebuild public property damaged by the recent severe storms, tornadoes and floods that have affected Nebraska since June 1.
July 23, 2010
News Release
LINCOLN, Neb. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and Nebraska Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) today warned residents to be aware of potential health and safety risks when returning home as the floodwaters recede. "People are anxious to get on with their lives after a flood," said Federal Coordinating Officer Stephen R. Thompson, FEMA's top official for the Nebraska recovery, "but if you had floodwater in your home, there are certain cautions you should take when beginning the recovery process."
July 15, 2010
News Release
Following is a summary of key federal disaster aid programs that can be made available as needed and warranted under President Obama's major disaster declaration issued for the state of Nebraska. Assistance for the State and Affected Local Governments Can Include as Required:

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Preliminary Damage Assessment

  • Nebraska, FEMA-1924-DR (PDF 20KB)
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