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Let FEMA Know if Your Situation Changes

Release date: 
April 15, 2019
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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.


Without current contact information on file with FEMA, applicants could miss important correspondence or telephone calls. Survivors can update their applications with changes to their mailing address, phone number, email address, bank deposit information or insurance claim status in several ways:

  • Online, visit
  • On a smart phone, download the FEMA app and click on “disaster resources,” then “apply for assistance online.”
  • By phone, call FEMA’s toll-free registration line at 800-621-3362 or 800-462-7585 (TTY).
  • Visit a Disaster Recovery Center and speak to a FEMA specialist one-on-one. To find the nearest DRC, go online to


For more information on Nebraska disaster recovery, visit





FEMA's mission is helping people before, during, and after disasters.


Disaster recovery assistance is available without regard to race, color, religion, nationality, sex, age, disability, English proficiency or economic status. If you or someone you know has faced discrimination, call FEMA toll-free at 800-621-3362, voice/VP/711. Multilingual operators are available. TTY users may call 800-462-7585.


The U.S. Small Business Administration is the federal government’s primary source of money for the long-term rebuilding of disaster-damaged private property. SBA helps businesses of all sizes, private nonprofit organizations, homeowners and renters fund repairs or rebuilding efforts and cover the cost of replacing lost or disaster-damaged personal property. For more information, applicants may contact SBA’s Disaster Assistance Customer Service Center at 800-659-2955. TTY users may also call 800-877-8339. Applicants may also email or visit SBA at



Last Updated: 
April 15, 2019 - 10:04