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  • January 19, 2017

    (LINCOLN, NEB.)  — A $300,000 grant for countering violent extremism through training and engagement was awarded to the Nebraska Emergency Management Agency by the Department of Homeland Security.

     

    “In 2016, Congress answered our call for federal grants, awarded and administered by the Department of Homeland Security, to support local efforts to counter violent extremism,” said Secretary Jeh Johnson on announcing the first round of Countering Violent Extremism Grants. 

  • September 30, 2016

    LINCOLN, Neb. - Following  National Preparedness Month in September, individuals and communities throughout 14 midwest states will participate in the fifth annual Great Central U.S. ShakeOut Earthquake Drill. 

     

  • September 22, 2016

    Ceremony -- 10 a.m. Friday

     Governor’s Press Room, Nebraska State Capitol

  • August 29, 2016

    Nebraska Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) and local emergency managers across the state are urging Nebraskans to plan now for potential disasters.

    The theme for National Preparedness Month 2016 is, “Don’t Wait. Communicate”.

    “We want to urge all Nebraskans to make an emergency plan with their families,” said NEMA Assistant Director Bryan Tuma. “Make that plan today, and be prepared to take care of yourselves for at least 72 hours after a disaster.”

  • August 18, 2016

    Here's the August-September issue of The Beacon.