Omaha Tribe declares emergency after Macy tornado
MACY, Neb. (AP) - The Omaha Tribe of Nebraska has declared a state of emergency in an area where a tornado damaged homes and injured people. The tribe says the declaration will help coordinate response efforts to meet the needs of displaced residents in Macy, which is located in northeast Nebraska. The tornado on Saturday injured two residents, severely damaged five homes and damaged a business. The tribe is assisting at least four displaced families by offering new trailer homes that are in the process of being built. Omaha Tribal Chairman Rodney Morris says the tribe is grateful for the outpouring of support from nearby communities. They're encouraging people to help displaced families with needs like groceries, toiletries and other household goods.