Spring saw historic river flooding in Nebraska and Iowa. By some estimates, recovery could take nine years or longer. Here’s a sampling of metro area efforts supporting disaster relief for the long haul.

United Way of the Midlands

The United Way of the Midlands is taking donations and helping to deploy volunteers to sites in need. To volunteer, visit uwmidlands.galaxydigital.com. United Way also is helping flood victims in Nebraska and southwest Iowa through its 211 Helpline. To donate, visit unitedwaymidlands.org/floodrelief or text FLOODRELIEF to 41444.

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