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Sidney Comes to Aid of Flood Victims


March 22, 2019

Forrest Hershberger

At least four pallets of donations were sent to the Spencer community via a Bomgaars truck this morning (Friday) to assist flood victims. Donations included bottled water and cleaning supplies.

While Cheyenne County needed the weekend to dig out of snow, the eastern portion of the state is trying to hold back the water.

The Nebraska State Emergency Operation Center (SEOC) was opened Wednesday, March 13, to address the record-setting flooding for much of the state. As of 1 p.m. Saturday, March 16, 52 counties and two tribes had issued emergency declarations. By 3 p.m., evacuation centers were established and travel through much of the state was defined by NEMA as "extremely dangerous."

A Nebraska Game and Parks press release Wednesday, March 20, says state parks, historical parks,...

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