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Announcement of Initial Public Notice

Release date: 
August 10, 2017
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LINCOLN, Neb. – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is required by law to provide public notice of its intent to provide federal assistance and grant opportunities via the Public Assistance (PA), Individual Assistance (IA), or Hazard Mitigation Grant (HMGP) programs.

A public notice for the current disaster recovery mission is attached and posted on the following websites:

The FEMA disaster-specific sites: and

These initial public notices address the agency’s intention to reimburse eligible applicants for costs to repair or replace facilities damaged by the April 29-May 3, 2017 severe winter storms and straight-line winds in Nebraska; and the June 12-June 17, 2017 severe storms, tornados, and straight-line winds in Nebraska. These public notices concern activities that may affect historic properties, activities that are located in or may affect wetland areas or the 100-year floodplain, and critical actions within the 500-year floodplain. These notices describe the agency’s legal requirement to include the public in its evaluation of proposed activities’ impact to or by floodplains and wetlands; and affects to historic resources.

These may be the only public notices provided regarding these FEMA actions. Questions should be directed to FEMA Federal Coordinating Officer Dolph Diemont at

Last Updated: 
January 3, 2018 - 12:00