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All Nebraska Disaster Recovery Centers Close May 17 | KRVN Radio

All Nebraska Disaster Recovery Centers Close May 17

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 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
  • 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, call U.S. Small Business Administration’s (SBA) Customer Service Center at 800-659-2955 or 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.

For more information on Nebraska’s disaster recovery, visit

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