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Hours of Operation Change for Iowa Disaster Recovery Centers

DES MOINES, Iowa – Hours of operation for four state/federal Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs), open to help flood survivors in western Iowa, will be changing beginning this weekend. 

As of April 21, the DRCs no longer will be open on Sundays.  Operating hours for the centers in Harrison, Mills and Woodbury counties are from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., Monday through Saturday, until further notice.  The hours for Fremont County’s DRC will change on April 22 to 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Saturday. 

Fact Sheet: Questions and Answers About FEMA Disaster Assistance

If you applied for assistance from FEMA because you sustained damage from the severe winter storm, straight-line winds and flooding in Nebraska, you received a letter from FEMA in the mail or via email. The letter explained the status of your application and how to respond. If you have not done so, it is important to read the letter carefully. Your letter includes the amount of any assistance FEMA may provide to you and information on the appropriate use of disaster assistance funds.

Fact Sheet: Understanding Your FEMA Letter

If you applied for assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) because you sustained damage from the March winter storm, straight-line winds and flooding in Nebraska, you will receive a letter from FEMA in the mail or via email. The letter will explain the status of your application and how to respond. It is important to read the letter carefully.

Fact Sheet: FEMA Extends Deadline for Public Entities, Nonprofit Organizations to Request Public Assistance Grants

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has extended the deadline for public entities and certain nonprofit organizations to request Public Assistance (PA) grants to help reimburse some of the cost of damages resulting from the March winter storm and flooding. The new deadline is May 20, 2019.

 

20 Additional Nebraska Counties Now Eligible for FEMA Reimbursement for Repair, Replacement of Public Facilities

LINCOLN, Neb. – The major disaster declaration for the State of Nebraska has been amended to authorize Public Assistance (PA) grants for 20 additional counties to help pay for repair and replacement of public facilities damaged as a result of the March winter storm, straight-line winds and flooding.

 

The amendment adds:

 

FEMA Is Hiring Disaster Recovery Workers in Nebraska

LINCOLN, Neb.The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has an immediate need to fill temporary positions in Broken Bow, Grand Island, Lincoln, Norfolk, Omaha and North Platte to assist with disaster recovery.

Permita que FEMA sepa si su Situación Cambia

LINCOLN, Neb. – Después de registrarse para asistencia federal por desastre, es importante dejarle saber a la Agencia Federal del Manejo de Emergencia (FEMA), si su información de contacto, seguro y cuenta bancaria ha cambiado.

 

Let FEMA Know if Your Situation Changes

LINCOLN, Neb. – After registering for federal disaster assistance, it is important to let the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) know of any changes in your contact information, insurance and bank deposit information.

 

SBA Disaster Loans Fuel Recovery; May Open Door to Additional FEMA Benefits

LINCOLN, Neb. – After registering for disaster assistance with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), most homeowners and renters may also be contacted by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) to apply for a low-interest disaster loan. There are good reasons to submit an application, even if the survivor had not considered a loan.

 

Residentes de Nebraska: Ojo con las estafas y fraude relacionados con los desastres

LINCOLN, Neb. – Mientras los residentes de Nebraska trabajan para recuperarse de las inundaciones de marzo, deben de estar en guardia por las actividades sospechosas como fraude, estafadores y otros criminales que van a la caza de los sobrevivientes de los desastres.