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Emergency Management News

Corps awards contract for initial breach repair for portion of Levee L611-614
4/26/2019 UPDATED
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District, awarded a $6 million contract Friday, to repair a 1,200 foot breach on levee L611-614 south of Highway 34 in Mills County, Iowa. The repair will...
Omaha District Begins Levee Repair
As part of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District’s aggressive recovery from the 2019 unregulated runoff event, the District began breach repair on the Union Dike levee near Valley, NE.  Due...
Omaha District Awards Emergency Levee Contract
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District, has awarded a contract for an emergency levee breach repair on the Union Dike. The breach on the Platte River significantly impacts public safety in...
USACE NWO continues flood fight partnerships
There are confirmed breaches at L611-614 (south of Council Bluffs, Iowa), L-601 (south of Glenwood, Iowa), L-575 (Fremont County, Iowa), L-550 (Atchison County, Missouri), R-562 (Nemaha County,...

Emergency Management

Emergency Management provides engineering services to respond to national and natural disasters to minimize damages and help in recovery efforts.

Public Law 84-99 enables USACE to assist state and local authorities in flood fight activities and cost share in the repair of flood protection structures.

Public Law 93-288 authorizes the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to task USACE with disaster recovery missions under the Federal Response Plan.

Annual Spring Runoff

The runoff season in the Missouri River basin typically begins around March 1.


Flooding Response
The Omaha District's flooding response authority is for areas north of Rulo, Neb. For areas south of Rulo in Kansas and Missouri, visit the Kansas City District's website.  


2018 Flood Fight Training

    Overview of USACE Flood Fight Authorities

     Levee Safety Program Update

     Spring 2019 Missouri River Basin Flood Outlook

     Missouri River Basin Water Management

     Flood Fighting and Surveillance 

     Flood Fighting Equipment

Disaster Response

The Omaha District Contracting Office provides information for contractors as well as links to FedBizOpps for disaster related contracting opportunities from the Omaha District.

The Omaha District Regulatory Office provides guidance for performing work that may affect waterways of the U.S. Special permitting requirements during or following will be announced through the District Regulatory Office





























































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