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Nebraska Declared Federal Disaster Area

Posted by feww on November 27, 2013

Major Disaster Declared for Nebraska

The White House has declared a major disaster exists in the State of Nebraska in the area affected by severe storms, winter storms, tornadoes, and flooding during the period of October 2-6, 2013.

Areas worst affected by the severe storms, winter storms, tornadoes, and flooding are the counties of Adams, Dawes, Dixon, Howard, Sheridan, Sherman, Sioux, Thurston, and Wayne.

Additional designations may be made at a later date if requested by the state and warranted by the results of further damage assessments, said FEMA in a statement.

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Louisiana Declared Disaster Area

Posted by feww on October 14, 2011

The Entire State of Louisiana Declared Natural Disaster Area

All Louisiana’s 64 parishes have been designated natural disaster areas due the combined effects of severe storms, tornadoes, severe spring flooding, Tropical Storm Lee, widespread drought and excessive heat that began Jan. 1, 2011, and continues, the U.S. Department of Agriculture reported.

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  • Louisiana, USA.The U.S. Department of Agriculture has designated the entire state of Louisiana, which includes 64 parishes, as natural disaster areas due the combined effects of severe storms, tornadoes, severe spring flooding, Tropical Storm Lee, widespread drought and excessive heat that began Jan. 1, 2011, and continues.
  • Arkansas, Mississippi and Texas. The following bordering counties in the states of Arkansas, Mississippi and Texas have also been designated as disaster areas because they are contiguous.
    • Arkansas: Ashley, Columbia, Miller, Chicot, Lafayette and Union counties.
    • Mississippi: Adams, Issaquena, Pike, Amite, Jefferson, Walthall, Claiborne, Marion, Warren, Hancock, Pearl River and Wilkinson counties. Adams, Issaquena, Pike, Amite, Jefferson, Walthall, Claiborne, Marion, Warren, Hancock, Pearl River and Wilkinson counties.
    • Texas: Cass, Marion, Panola, Harrison, Newton, Sabine, Jefferson, Orange and Shelby counties.

Other Disasters

  • Washington, USA. A total of 26 counties in Washington state have been designated as Natural Disaster Areas due to losses caused by frosts, freezes, extreme cold, high winds and excessive snow that occurred Nov. 10, 2010, through March 25, 2011, USDA reported.
    • The primary disaster areas are: Benton, Grant, Okanogan, Chelan, Island, Skagit, Clallam, King, Snohomish, Douglas, Kittitas, Walla Walla, Franklin, Klickitat and Yakima counties.
    • The list of contiguous disaster areas include the following counties: Adams, Kitsap, Skamania, Columbia, Lewis, Whatcom, Ferry, Lincoln, Whitman, Jefferson and Pierce.
  • Oregon.  The following counties in the state of Oregon have also been included in the disaster designation because they are contiguous: Gilliam, Morrow, Umatilla, Hood River, Sherman and Wasco.
  • South Dakota, USA. USDA has designated a total of 17 counties in South Dakota as natural disaster areas due to losses caused by flooding that began April 1, 2011, and continues.
    • Primary Disaster Areas: Clay, Marshall and Sanborn counties.
    • Contiguous Disaster Areas: Aurora, Beadle, Brown, Davison, Day, Hanson, Jerauld, Kingsbury, Lincoln, Miner, Roberts, Turner, Union and Yankton counties.
  • Nebraska and North Dakota. The following counties in Nebraska and North Dakota have also been designated as disaster areas because they are contiguous.
    • Nebraska: Cedar and Dixon counties.
    • North Dakota: Richland and Sargent counties.
  • Indiana, USA. USDA has designated a total of 37 counties in Indiana as natural disaster areas due to losses caused by excessive rain, flooding and flash flooding that occurred April 1 – July 7, 2011.
    • List of Primary Disaster Ares: Dearborn, Grant, Huntington, Ohio, Lake, Knox, Lake, Porter, Vigo and Wells counties.
    • List of Contiguous Disaster Areas: Adams, Allen, Blackford, Clay, Daviess, Delaware, Franklin, Fulton, Gibson, Greene, Howard, Jasper, Jay, Kosciusko, La Porte, Madison, Miami, Newton, Parke, Pike, Ripley, Starke, Sullivan, Switzerland, Tipton, Vermillion and Whitley counties.
  • Illinois, Kentucky and Ohio. The following counties in Illinois, Kentucky and Ohio states have also been included in the disaster designation list because they are contiguous.
    • Illinois: Clark, Crawford, Kankakee, Wabash, Cook, Edgar, Lawrence and Will.
    • Kentucky: Boone.
    • Ohio: Butler and Hamilton.
  • Philippines. Death toll from tropical cyclone BANYAN (local name: Ramon) that struck the Philippines has risen to about a dozen.
    • BANYAN, now a tropical depression, has affected about 30,000 people (about 10,000 victims have been moved to evacuation centers) in scores of villages and towns, most of which are still impassible, reports said.
  • Phnom Penh, Cambodia. Death toll from the country’s worst flooding this century has risen to about 250.
    • The floods have inundated about 400,000 hectares  of rice paddies
    • Damaged or destroyed up to 300,000 homes affecting 2 million people
    • Forced the government to cancel the nation’s biggest annual festival [The cancellation may be a good thing, since at least 350 people were killed and over 1,000 others injured in a stampede on a crowded, narrow bridge in the capital Phnom Penh during the same event last year. See entry for November 23, in 2010 Disaster Calendar.]
  • Hanoi, Vietnam. At least 43 people are now dead in Vietnam’s worst flooding this century, the government said.
    • The floods have also inundated tens of thousands of hectares of crops and damaged or destroyed about 75,000 homes.
  • Alaska, USA. A mysterious disease has struck ring seals along Alaska’s coast, killing scores of them since July, authorities have revealed.
    • “About 100 of the diseased animals have been found near Barrow, the nation’s northernmost community, and half of those have died, the borough biologists reported.”
    • “Elsewhere in the sprawling borough, villagers have reported 146 ringed seals hauling themselves onto beaches, and many of those were diseased, the biologists said.”
    • Dead walruses have also been found at Point Hope with similar symptoms, which includes “sometimes-bleeding lesions on the hind flippers, irritated skin around the nose and eyes and patchy hair loss on the animals’ fur coats.”
    • Various species of seals and Pacific walruses depend on floating summer sea ice which are disappearing because of rapid warming in the Arctic, federal agencies have said.
    • See also: Cause of death unknown for whales found in Alaska river

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