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Resources to track the Flood of 2019

Posted: 11:17 AM, Mar 16, 2019
Updated: 2019-03-21 21:09:09Z
Flood of 2019

OMAHA — Below are resources and links for information on evacuations, road closures, and organizations offering help during the historic flooding.

Nebraska site for relief:
http://www.nebraska.gov/nebraska-strong/

Nebraska road conditions:
https://www.511.nebraska.gov/

Iowa road conditions:
http://www.511ia.org/

Red Cross Shelters:
h ttps://www.3newsnow.com/news/local-news/red-cross-now-operating-or-partnering-with-15-shelters-in-nebraska-and-iowa

Flash Flood Warnings from the National Weather Service:
https://forecast.weather.gov/wwamap/wwatxtget.php?cwa=usa&wwa=flash%20flood%20warning

Advice for dealing with financial and emotional tolls of being a flood victim:
https://flood.unl.edu/emotional-financial

Health-related issues and advice:
https://www.douglascountyhealth.com/89-emergency-preparedness/730-flooding
https://www.cdc.gov/disasters/floods/floodsafety.html?CDC_AA_refVal=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.cdc.gov%2Fdisasters%2Ffloods%2Fcleanupwater.html

Resources for farmers affected by the floods:
https://www.fsa.usda.gov/state-offices/Nebraska/index

Storm cleanup regulations:
http://deq.ne.gov/NDEQProg.nsf/OnWeb/Disaster

Resources for businesses affected by the flooding:
Disaster Help Desk for Business [uschamberfoundation.org] —Businesses and chambers can call 1-888-My-Biz-Help (888-692-4943 ) for direct support from disaster recovery experts.

· Resilience in a Box [uschamberfoundation.org] —Resource guide based on best practices designed to help educate business leaders on disaster preparedness and business resilience.

· Disaster Preparedness and Recovery Quick Guides [uschamberfoundation.org] made possible by Shell, has tailored tips for small businesses and chambers looking to prepare and recover

UNMC Webinar for farmers to help with cleaning up after the floods to be hled Thursday 3/21 from Noon to 1:15 pm

The webinar is free but participants must register. The registration website is: https://attendee.gototraining.com/r/8904390917048497666 [attendee.gototraining.com] .

The seminar will be recorded, so if you are unable to attend a link will be available on the CS-CASH website, https://www.unmc.edu/publichealth/cscash/ [unmc.edu] .

The Salvation Army has now turned their donation center into a distribution center. People in need can go to the old Canfield's near 84th & Center. It's open today from noon to 6 P.M.

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