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  • July 21, 2017

    Lincoln, NEB— The Governor’s Office has issued an Emergency Proclamation associated with abnormally dry conditions in Nebraska. This proclamation activates provisions of the State Emergency Operations Plan and will allow the Nebraska Emergency Management Agency to address unmet needs caused by dry conditions and the resulting wildfire activity.


  • July 03, 2017

    Low-interest federal disaster loans are available to Nebraska businesses and residents affected by the storms, tornadoes and extremely high winds that occurred June 12-16, 2017, U.S. Small Business Administration’s Administrator Linda McMahon announced today. SBA acted under its own authority to declare a disaster in response to a request SBA received from Gov. Pete Ricketts on June 29.

  • June 27, 2017

    Here is the June 2017 issue of NEMA's newsletter, The Beacon.

  • June 26, 2017


    Office of the Press Secretary

    Today, President Donald J. Trump declared that a major disaster exists in the State of Nebraska and ordered Federal assistance to supplement State, tribal, and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by a severe winter storm and straight-line winds during the period of April 29 to May 3, 2017.

  • June 23, 2017

    June 17, 2017 (LINCOLN, NEB.) — Gov. Pete Ricketts has approved a waiver to a U.S. Department of Transportation regulation that limits work hours for commercial motor vehicle and motor carrier operators in order to expedite response and recovery efforts from storms that caused damage across the state during the week of June 12-16. The waiver applies to drivers who are engaged in transporting equipment, materials and storm debris.