2019 Nebraska Flood Assistance
NU Is Here to Help
Recent historic flooding across our state has impacted the lives of countless Nebraskans, including students, faculty and staff at the University of Nebraska. We've been inspired to see Nebraskans pull together during this time of need, and we know members of the University community are eager to help. Here you'll find information for those impacted by the floods, and opportunities to provide support to your fellow Nebraskans.
Letter from President Bounds & the Chancellors
Over the past few weeks our state has experienced devastating flooding that has impacted thousands of Nebraskans, including many members of our University community. Our hearts are with those who are dealing with the aftermath of this natural disaster, and with the first responders who have so courageously assisted Nebraskans in need.
The leadership of the University of Nebraska is united in our commitment to providing support and expertise in any way we can. We have taken a number of steps to ensure our students’ success in these difficult times, to assist those in our University community who have been impacted, and to be a good partner to the people of Nebraska as we begin the long road to recovery.
University News & Media Coverage
The Missouri River's depth was reported at over 42 feet, which is nearly 8 feet above flood stage.
The cost of the damage has surpassed $1.4 billion dollars and continues to rise.
An estimated 2,067 homes and 341 businesses have been damaged or destroyed by the flood.