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May 16, 2019
LINCOLN, Neb. – The Disaster Recovery Centers in Fremont and Bellevue, operated by the State of Nebraska and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), will close at 6 p.m. May 17, and reopen...
May 16, 2019
LINCOLN, Neb. –The deadline to file a Request for Public Assistance (RPA) has been extended until June 20, 2019.   Under FEMA’s Public Assistance grant program, applicants may be eligible for...
May 16, 2019
LINCOLN, Neb. – At the request of Governor Pete Ricketts, homeowners, renters and business owners in Nebraska counties designated for federal assistance now have until June 19 to register for federal...
May 15, 2019
DES MOINES, Iowa – Residents of Louisa and Scott counties whose homes are damaged, unsafe, or inaccessible because of recent flooding have resources available to help on the road to recovery.They...
May 15, 2019
LINCOLN, Neb. – Effective Friday, May 17, all the State of Nebraska and Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Disaster Recovery Centers (DRC) will close.   There is always help available.  After...
May 14, 2019
DES MOINES, Iowa – Many residents of Louisa and Scott counties who sustained damage during the recent flooding realize that state and federal disaster assistance is only a phone call away. Many of...
May 13, 2019
LINCOLN, Neb. – Renters in Nebraska counties and tribal areas whose homes and property were damaged by the March severe winter storms, straight-line winds and flooding may be eligible for federal...
May 13, 2019
DES MOINES, Iowa – Scams seem to follow disasters. Don’t let your guard down and suffer another disaster such as identity theft or paying fees for services that are never provided.Remember, FEMA...
May 10, 2019
LINCOLN, Neb. – Six weeks after the federal disaster declaration for the severe winter storm, straight-line winds and flooding, Nebraskans have already received $77.6 million in funds to aid in...
May 9, 2019
DES MOINES, Iowa – State and federal disaster recovery officials want to remind survivors who may have received FEMA disaster funds that it’s important to use the money for the intended purpose and...
May 9, 2019
DES MOINES, Iowa – At the request of the state government, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has activated Direct Temporary Housing Assistance for survivors in Mills and Fremont counties...
May 9, 2019
DES MOINES, Iowa – Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds requested, and FEMA approved, extending the deadline to apply for federal disaster assistance in the eight counties affected by the severe storms and...
May 9, 2019
DES MOINES, Iowa – Residents of Louisa County can now apply for disaster assistance to help them recover from the severe storms and flooding that began March 12.They join seven counties already...
May 9, 2019
DES MOINES, Ia. – The State/Federal Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Shelby will close permanently at noon Saturday, May 11, 2019. The DRC is located at the Shelby Community Club, 500 East St....
May 7, 2019
LINCOLN, Neb. – Beginning on Wednesday, May 9, the State of Nebraska and FEMA  Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Boyd county will change location to: BOYD COUNTYAmerican Legion Post 78116 S. Thayer...
May 7, 2019
WHO:  Nebraska Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) WHAT:  Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Boyd County Relocates Thursday  WHERE: American Legion Post 78,...
May 7, 2019
Lincoln, NE – If you were affected by the severe winter storms, straight line winds and flooding that occurred nearly two months ago and haven’t registered for help from FEMA, why wait? Do it now!...
May 6, 2019
Lincoln, NE – The State of Nebraska and FEMA will open a Disaster Recovery Center in Custer County. Center location and hours are: Broken Bow United Methodist Church1000 S. 3rd Ave.Broken Bow, NE...
May 4, 2019
DES MOINES, Iowa – As Iowans rebuild or repair the damage to their homes caused by the storms that began March 12, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and local home improvement stores...
May 4, 2019
DES MOINES, Iowa – Returning to a disaster-damaged house or business can present dangers and challenges. That’s why state and federal disaster officials are urging Iowans to use extra caution when...