Flood Resources for Nebraska LPAs

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In light of the continuing historic flooding across Nebraska, NE LTAP has accumulated some resources which can be of immediate use to local public agencies. As the major flooding event continues to unfold, local officials have a primary responsibility in managing emergency events. This portal will continue to be updated with resources, contacts and information to help manage the disaster.

Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) resources

Emergency Relief Program - Federal information page

This link provides access to all of the emergency relief programs available through FHWA. Direct questions to NDOT Local Projects Contacts:

Nebraska Emergency Management Association (NEMA) resources

NDOT Press Releases

This link provides all the latest news releases from the Nebraska Department of Transportation.

NEMA March 2019 Flood Information and Help Links

This link provides up to date information on the March 2019 floods from NEMA including Red Cross shelters and press releases.

Governor's Emergency Fund Guidelines for Public Officials  

This document provides an overview of the Governor's Emergency Fund policy guidance and serves as a basis for improving coordination among all of Nebraska's emergency management partners. 

NEMA Public Assistance Program

This document provides an overview of the NEMA Public Assistance Unit and links to the required state forms.

Recovery 101: Understanding FEMA/NEMA Recovery Programs

This document covers the FEMA Public Assistance Program/Hazard Mitigation Grant Program, recovery life cycle/process, and the new FEMA Public Assistance Delivery Process.

Natural Disaster Debris Management

This document from the Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality provides guidance to facilitate and coordinate the management of debris following a natural disaster.

Minnesota Local Road Research Board resources

Embankment Protection in Flood Events

These publications focus on the risks to roadway slopes and embankments when overtopping - when floodwaters flow over the roadway - and design solutions to increase stabilization.

Army Corps of Engineers (US ACE) resources

Omaha District Flood Risk Reduction Projects

This page includes resources for flood disaster preparedness and response.

St. Paul District Emergency Action Plan Guidebook

This page includes details rehabilitation programs for flood control structures damaged in flood events.

Omaha District Disaster Preparedness

This page has resources for development and implementation of disaster plans.

Emergency Action Plan Guidebook

A guidebook from the St. Paul District of the US Army Corps of Engineers provides step-by-step instructions to help communities develop a flood emergency action plan.

Federal Emergency Management Association (FEMA) resources

The Disaster Declaration Process

This page provides procedural information regarding the Stafford Act declaration process and is intended for emergency managers, elected officials, media and stakeholders.

FEMA Fillable Forms

This is an excel document with fillable forms for cost summary roll-up, fringe benefits, labor, equipment, FEMA equipment rates, materials, contracts, rental equipment, and direct admin costs.

Damage Inventory Spreadsheet

This spreadsheet provides a fillable form for tracking damaged inventory.

FEMA Public Assistance (PA) Grant Program

This document provides an overview and contact information for the FEMA PA Division.