USDA to provide funds to help rural communities affected by flooding in Nebraska

LINCOLN — U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development Nebraska State Director Karl Elmshaeuser recently announced that USDA is making $150 million in grants available through the Community Facilities Program to help rural communities continue their recovery from the devastating effects of hurricanes, fires and other natural disasters such as Federal Emergency Management Agency declared disaster areas from the Nebraska flooding.

“With the communities deeply impacted here in the Nebraska flooding, this comes as great relief,” Elmshaeuser said. “USDA works hard to help small rural communities thrive and this funding supports in their long-term recovery.”

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