Nebraska Flooding (DR-4013)

Incident period: May 24, 2011 to August 1, 2011
Major Disaster Declaration declared on August 12, 2011

Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases

September 7, 2011
News Release
LINCOLN, Neb. -- A Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) operated by the state of Nebraska, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), is scheduled to open at 1 p.m., Friday in South Sioux City to serve Dakota and Dixon counties. The DRC will be open at the City-County Law Enforcement Center, at 701 West 29th Street, in South Sioux City, for three days:
September 7, 2011
News Release
LINCOLN, Neb. -- Nearly half of disaster survivors who visited Nebraska Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) learned the location and schedule from traditional media outlets -- newspapers, television and radio. Together, the media sources accounted for 40 percent of the responses. Word of mouth from friends, family and others was cited by another 20 percent of visitors.
September 7, 2011
News Release
LINCOLN, Neb. -- A Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) operated by the state of Nebraska, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), is scheduled to re-open at 1 p.m. Thursday in Douglas County to assist those affected by recent flooding. The DRC will be at the Omaha-Douglas Civic Center, 1819 Farnam St., Omaha, NE 68183, for three days:
September 2, 2011
News Release
LINCOLN, Neb. -- More than $500,000 in federal disaster assistance has been approved for Nebraskans since President Obama issued a major disaster declaration for flooding between May 24 and August 1, 2011. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has approved $568,897 for disaster survivors in Nebraska through the Individuals and Households Program. The bulk of that has been temporary rental housing assistance.
August 31, 2011
News Release
LINCOLN, Neb. -- While many Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) administrative operations will be temporarily suspended in observance of Labor Day, survivors may register for disaster aid online or by telephone during the long holiday weekend. Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) deployed by FEMA to assist Nebraska flood survivors will be closed Saturday, Sept.3, Sunday Sept. 4 and Labor Day Monday on Sept. 5. Two DRCs scheduled to open Friday in Spencer and Bellevue will resume operations Tuesday, Sept. 6.
August 30, 2011
News Release
LINCOLN, Neb. -- A Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) operated by the state of Nebraska, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), is scheduled to open at 1 p.m. Friday in Boyd County to assist those affected by recent flooding. The DRC will be at the Spencer City Office and Fire Hall, 100 E. Main St., Spencer, Neb. 68777, for three days:

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