Cold Weather Car Maintenance Tips

By Legal Aid of Nebraska intern Annie Christenson:   Across the midwest, January brings some of the coldest temperatures of the year. Temperatures regularly dip well-below zero. Driving in these conditions can be dangerous, so preparing…

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Winter Power Outages

It’s the time of the year were storms hit us while temperatures hover right around freezing. These storm tends to be accompanied by a “wintery mix,” a variable precipitation consisting of rain, sleet, or snow….


Holiday Travel Prep and Safety Tips

It’s easy to get caught up in the frenzy of holiday travel. Before you hit the road though, we suggest you check out Fema’s checklist. Make sure that your car is prepared for icy road…



How to Help Victims of Hurricane Maria

This article details a number of different places you can donate to relief efforts in Puerto Rico.   Remember to always check charity navigator before donating to an unfamiliar organization so that you know exactly…


NORFOLK (19 noviembre 2010) Técnico de Sistemas de Información de Primera Clase, Angelita Tester, clasifica alimentos no-perecederos para el programa de asistencia sin fines de lucro durante las fiestas de “Armed Services YMCA”. Las canastas irán a 640 familias para el Día de Acción de Gracias. (Foto del Navy de los EEUU tomada por el especialista de comunicación masiva de 3ra Clase, Brian Goodwin/Liberado)

Post-Disaster No-Cook Food Ideas

From the US Department of Agriculture: During hurricane/disaster situations, it can be hard to provide healthy meals for your family. You may be without power or have limited water. Food may not be safe to…


Los soldados de la Guardia Nacional de Texas llegó a Houston para ayudar a los residentes en áreas fuertemente inundadas a causa de las tormentas del Huracán Harvey, 27 de agosto de 2017. Foto del Ejército de la Guardia Nacional de Texas tomada por el primer Teniente Zachary West

How Best To Help Disaster Survivors in Texas

Looking for ways to help the Tropical Storm Harvey relief efforts in Houston? This FEMA advisory outlines the best ways to be helpful.   Your main takeaways should be two important “don’ts” DON’T donate unsolicited goods…



National Preparedness Month 2017

September is National Preparedness month. National Preparedness Month (NPM) encourages Americans to take steps to prepare for emergencies in their homes, businesses, schools, and communities. This year’s theme is “Disasters Don’t Plan Ahead. You Can.” Follow…


Tuesday 7/18/17 Heat Warning

from the National Weather Service Excessive Heat Warning URGENT – WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Omaha/Valley NE 357 PM CDT Tue Jul 18 2017 …Excessive Heat Headlines Wednesday through Friday… A prolonged period of heat…