$48 Million In FEMA Assistance To Flood Victims In Nebraska

Federal money is heading to Nebraska to help those impacted by the flooding. FEMA and the Nebraska Emergency Management Agency released an announcement that says Nebraska will receive $48 million.

$15.2 million in low-interest loans for businesses, renters, homeowners and non-profits was approved by the U.S. Small Business Administration.

FEMA also approved $19.2 million in individual assistance to households affected by the disaster.

The National Flood Insurance program also approved $14.1 million for victims.

FEMA reports that more than 5,000 households applied for assistance. More than 4,200 home inspections have been complete in the designated counties for individual assistance. FEMA visited a total of 14,360 homes overall.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture removed and recovered 628 carcasses of animals killed in the flood alone.

Flood victims are still encouraged to register with FEMA to request assistance.

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