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
This link provides access to all of the emergency relief programs available through FHWA. Direct questions to NDOT Local Projects Contacts:
- Paul Kieper at 402-479-3944 or Paul.Kieper@nebraska.gov
- Jeff Soula at 402-479-3562 or Jeffrey.Soula@nebraska.gov
- Jodi Gibson at 402-479-4337 or Jodi.Gibson@nebraska.gov
Nebraska Emergency Management Association (NEMA) resources
This link provides all the latest news releases from the Nebraska Department of Transportation.
This link provides up to date information on the March 2019 floods from NEMA including Red Cross shelters and press releases.
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.
This document provides an overview of the NEMA Public Assistance Unit and links to the required state forms.
This document covers the FEMA Public Assistance Program/Hazard Mitigation Grant Program, recovery life cycle/process, and the new FEMA Public Assistance Delivery Process.
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.
- Design Considerations for Embankment Protection During Overtopping Events: Summary | Full Report
- Slope Stabilization Guide for Minnesota Local Government Engineers
Army Corps of Engineers (US ACE) resources
This page includes resources for flood disaster preparedness and response.
This page includes details rehabilitation programs for flood control structures damaged in flood events.
This page has resources for development and implementation of disaster plans.
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
This page provides procedural information regarding the Stafford Act declaration process and is intended for emergency managers, elected officials, media and stakeholders.
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.
This spreadsheet provides a fillable form for tracking damaged inventory.
This document provides an overview and contact information for the FEMA PA Division.