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Nebraska National Guard Deploying Helicopters/Soldiers for Hurricane Irma Relief Operation

From Governor Pete Ricketts Office:

 

LINCOLN – The Nebraska National Guard is mobilizing four Nebraska Army National Guard (NANG) helicopters and approximately 100 Soldiers assigned to a NANG aviation battalion in support of the Hurricane Irma relief operations. The mobilizations are in support of an emergency management assistance compact request from Florida to Nebraska.

 

Nebraska Continues to Support Texas

State officials held a coordination call this morning as Nebraska continues to support Texas in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey. The State Watch Center at Nebraska Emergency Management Agency continues to monitor Emergency Management Assistance Compact requests for resources in the areas affected by Hurricane Harvey.

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Nebraska Supports Texas during Hurricane Harvey Response

Nebraska state agency representatives met at the State Emergency Operations Center at Nebraska Emergency Management Agency (NEMA)on Monday to discuss Nebraska’s support of the response to Tropical System Harvey. Gov. Pete Ricketts has asked that state agency staff work together to support the Texans and Louisianans affected by the severe flooding. Daily conference calls will continue as the state continues to support the affected areas.

Requests for Public Assistance Due Wednesday

Disaster recovery officials from the Nebraska Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) and FEMA urge disaster impacted Nebraska municipalities, county departments and eligible private nonprofits to get requests for public assistance (RPAs) to NEMA no later than this Wednesday, Aug. 30.

Requests for public assistance can be faxed to NEMA at 402-471-7433 or sent to Recovery Unit Supervisor Molly Bargmann at molly.bargmann@nebraska.gov. Questions can be directed to 402-471-7182.

Are You Ready for the Eclipse?

Lincoln, NEB. –  Nebraska Emergency Management Agency is coordinating with Nebraska’s other state agencies and partners to pre-position personnel, material and equipment across the state in an effort to provide for the safety and wellbeing of eclipse viewers. State agency staff have been planning and working together to make sure the state is ready to respond in the event any state resources are needed.

 

Agencies Continue Preparation for Great American Eclipse

Lincoln, NEB. – Nebraska’s state agencies and partners continue preparations for what the total solar eclipse, occurring Monday, Aug. 21. Listed below are specific preparations conducted by numerous stakeholders in this statewide effort.

 

Governor’s Office

Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts is excited to welcome visitors from around the globe to the Good Life to witness the rare phenomenon as it crosses Nebraska.