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Gov. Ricketts Highlights Nebraska’s Relief Efforts following Hurricanes Harvey & Irma

LINCOLN – Today, Governor Pete Ricketts highlighted the significant relief delivered by state agencies under the Emergency Management Assistance Compact (EMAC).  Newly-released statistics from the National Emergency Management Association show that 15,186 personnel nationwide deployed to support hurricane response in 2017.  Nebraska supported the responses in Texas, Florida, and the U.S. Virgin Islands by providing 197 personnel, which was the highest number of deployments from any of the surrounding states.