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March 13, 2020
On March 13, 2020, the President declared the ongoing Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic of sufficient severity and magnitude to warrant an emergency declaration for all states, tribes,...
March 13, 2020
The federal government continues to take aggressive and proactive steps to address the COVID-19 threat as the health and safety of the American people remain a top priority.Today, President Trump...
March 6, 2020
Lincoln, Nebraska – The Ponca Tribe of Nebraska made history last year after being the first Tribe from the State of Nebraska to make a direct disaster declaration to the President of the United...
January 30, 2020
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – According to the National Weather Service, there is the potential for Missouri to experience serious flooding again in only a few weeks. Last year’s damage repairs are ongoing,...
December 19, 2019
FEMA’s National Flood Insurance is available for homeowners, renters and businesses JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Now is a good time for Missourians to consider buying flood insurance. Many Missourians are...
October 4, 2019
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – 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...
September 20, 2019
 LINCOLN, Neb– Nebraska continues to work hard through the long road of recovery after the severe winter storm, straight-line winds and flooding that occurred in March along with the additional...
September 16, 2019
LINCOLN, Neb– The deadline for individuals to apply for federal assistance has passed as of Sept. 13, 2019 but help remains.  The agency will continue to work with the Nebraska Emergency Management...
September 12, 2019
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – State and federal officials urge Missourians to strongly consider purchasing flood insurance; history shows that on average a flood-related disaster occurs nearly once a year in...
September 10, 2019
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The deadline for registering with FEMA for disaster assistance has passed, but that does not mean FEMA is leaving. The agency continues working with the Missouri State Emergency...
September 6, 2019
LINCOLN, Neb. – There is one week remaining for survivors to register for disaster assistance after the winter storm, straight-line winds and flooding in March. The deadline to apply is September 13...
September 6, 2019
LINCOLN, NE – Survivors of the March 9 to April 14 floods and storms applying for assistance from Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) are advised to exercise caution with personal information...
September 5, 2019
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – More than $60 million in federal grants, loans and insurance payments have now gone to Missourians to assist in the recovery from this spring and summer’s flooding and tornadoes...
September 3, 2019
Lincoln, NE – The State of Nebraska and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will open a Disaster Recovery Center Tuesday, Sept. 3, in Custer County. Recovery specialists from FEMA and the...
August 30, 2019
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Homeowners, renters and business owners who sustained losses or damage in the April 29-July 5 storms and flooding still have one week left to apply for disaster assistance. ...
August 28, 2019
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The Joplin School District has built 14 safe rooms since 2011, when a deadly tornado killed 161, to shelter students and community residents when the next tornado strikes.   The...
August 27, 2019
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – FEMA’s mitigation experts will be visiting Jefferson City in Cole County August 29-September 3 to offer home-improvement tips on rebuilding better and stronger after this year’s...
August 27, 2019
LINCOLN, Neb. — As Nebraskans repair or rebuild their homes damaged by storms and flooding, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and local hardware and home improvement stores have teamed up to...
August 26, 2019
Lincoln, NE – The State of Nebraska and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will open a Disaster Recovery Center Tuesday, Aug. 27, in Buffalo County. Recovery specialists from FEMA and the...
August 23, 2019
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Missouri residents with damage from the April 29-July 5 storms and flooding who haven’t yet registered for disaster assistance need to do so before the September 9 deadline. ...