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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. ...
August 23, 2019
On March 21, 2019, the president granted a Major Disaster Declaration for the State of Nebraska triggering the release of federal funds to help people and communities recover from a Severe Winter...
August 22, 2019
Emergency management officials in Nebraska are urging residents with basements flooded by the recent storms to use caution when pumping them out. Removing all the water at once may cause serious...
August 22, 2019
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Thanks to new sirens blaring a warning message about the approaching tornado this past May, no lives were lost in Missouri’s Cole County and Jefferson City, the state capital.  ...
August 21, 2019
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – FEMA’s mitigation experts will be visiting the city of St. Charles in St. Charles County August 22-27 to offer home-improvement tips on rebuilding better and stronger after this...
August 21, 2019
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – FEMA’s mitigation experts will be visiting Carrollton in Carroll County August 22-27 to offer home-improvement tips on rebuilding better and stronger after this year’s severe...