City of Omaha says DCEMA has established a 'Unified Command' to prepare for flooding


    The City of Omaha says the Douglas County Emergency Management Agency (DCEMA) has established a Unified Command to prepare for potential flooding due to heavy rain and snow melt.

    The City says the Platte and Elkhorn Rivers are expected to quickly reach very high levels.

    People in the area are encouraged to monitor the National Weather Service website, which can be found here.

    The City also says people should be prepared to evacuate, if necessary.

    The Unified Command includes the following agencies:

    • DCEMA
    • Omaha Police and Fire
    • Public Works
    • Parks Department
    • Douglas County Sheriff
    • Law enforcement agencies
    • Volunteer fire departments in Douglas County

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