All Nebraska Disaster Recovery Centers Close May 17

All Nebraska Disaster Recovery Centers Close May 17

LINCOLN, Neb. – The following is from the Federal Emergency Management Agency:

“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 a DRC closes, survivors can still get help by contacting FEMA in these ways:
• Call the Disaster Assistance Helpline at 800-621-3362 or 800-462-7585 (TTY).
• Online, visit www.DisasterAssistance.gov.
• On a smart phone, download the FEMA app and click on “disaster resources,” then “apply for assistance online.”
• Call FEMA’s toll-free registration line at 800-621-3362 or 800-462-7585 (TTY). Telephone registration is available from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. CDT seven days a week.
Businesses and residents can visit SBA.gov/disaster, call U.S. Small Business Administration’s (SBA) Customer Service Center at 800-659-2955 or email disastercustomerservice@sba.gov. TTY users may call 800-877-8339.
FEMA and SBA recovery specialists can help survivors complete and check the status of their applications. They can help with appeals.”