The beating Nebraska has obtained from bad storms from mid-May has prompted an additional disaster declaration and aid application procedure for its flood victims.
Gov. Pete Ricketts announced the new disaster declaration for storm damage that has occurred since May 16. Flooding, hail, strong winds, torrential rains, and tornadoes have pummeled the state since mid-May. In March, a powerful blizzard and historical flooding prompted an earlier disaster declaration.
Federal aid applications for this period were limited to damage that occurred between March 9 and April 1. Hence there was a new declaration required to file for destroyed or damaged items that have happened in May and June.… Read More
Hours after a destructive tornado ripped through Alabama in March; President Donald Trump decided to use Twitter to assure that the state would get “A Plus treatment” from the federal government. As local officials start their recovery in town, the residents can start calling the hotline for Alabama disaster relief information.
However, the president strongly worded promise — and his determination to see the state on Friday, just days following the storms there killed 23 people — marked a sharp contrast with all the rhetoric he’s used recently to describe disasters in bluer regions of the nation, where he regularly criticizes local leaders and threatens to draw federal aid.… Read More
There are many agencies that we can turn to in times of need and charity. The Salvation Army is one of the most respected for empathetic, emotional support and guidance in difficult times.
Many know them as a support group associated with the Universal Christian church – something that has been true since 1865. They are not always the first organization that people think of when it comes to disaster assistance.… Read More