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President Approves Nebraska Disaster Declaration

On March 21, 2019, President Trump declared that a major disaster exists in Nebraska. His action makes federal funding available to affected individuals in the following counties: Butler, Cass, Colfax, Dodge, Douglas, Nemaha, Sarpy, Saunders,…


Heartland Flood Help

Heartland Flood Help is a project of the Legal Services Corporation (LSC). Heartland Flood Help serves Arkansas, Iowa, Nebraska, Missouri, and Oklahoma. LSC created the heartland flood website to encourage residents to take steps to…


NEMA Release

STATE OF NEBRASKA Nebraska Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) March 17, 2019  1800 CDT FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   CONTACTS: Taylor Gage, (402) 471-1970 Taylor.gage@nebraska.gov Alyssa Sanders, (402) 405-6137 Alyssa.sanders@nebraska.gov Mike Wight, (402) 471-7428 Use Caution When…



Staying Safe During Winter Months

Although the winter has been relatively calm in most parts of Nebraska this year, it is always good to keep in mind what happens when a winter storm occurs. Winter storms can create a higher…



September – National Preparedness Month

National Preparedness Month is recognized each September and provides an opportunity to learn how to prepare yourself and your family now and throughout the year. The theme for this year’s National Preparedness Month is ‘Disasters…


Pet Fire Safety Day (July 15th)

National Pet Fire Safety Day is recognized annually on July 15th. The American Kennel Club along with ADT Security Services declared National Pet Fire Safety Day in 2009. Just like people, pets also need to…


Lightning Safety Awareness Week

June 24th to June 30th is National Lightning Safety Awareness Week. Since this week started in 2001, fatalities from lightning have dropped from 50 to about 30. The reduction is due to people becoming more…