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  • October 15, 2021

    NEMA participated in a Sept. 14 exercise at the Lincoln Airport with other responders from Lancaster County. The emergency training exercise simulated an airplane crash disaster.

    First responders put out the fire and attended to injured passengers, played by Union College students. The exercise helps ensure emergency crews are prepared to respond to any situation.

  • October 05, 2021

    Here's the September issue of The Beacon

  • September 29, 2021

    The Nebraska Association of Emergency Management, National Weather Service and Nebraska Emergency Management Agency announced the upcoming Nebraska Severe Weather Awareness/Preparedness Public Service Announcement (PSA) Contest as part of their National Preparedness Month activities during September.

  • September 29, 2021

    The outbreak of two wildfires in the Nebraska Panhandle, less than 75 miles apart, turned into a statewide effort to achieve containment and suppression. Reported only hours apart, the two major wildfires broke out in Dawes and Scotts Bluff counties. The Post Fire was located five miles south of Crawford, and the Vista Trend Fire was located southwest of the City of Scottsbluff. Together, both fires burned a cumulative 8,236 acres.

  • September 29, 2021

    Nebraska Emergency Management Agency’s public assistance unit carried out six applicant briefings, four in-person and two virtual, the week of Sept. 20-24 to begin the recovery process for a new federally declared disaster for the State of Nebraska.