Starting Friday, May 17th, all state and Federal Emergency Management (FEMA) and Disaster Recovery Centers (DRC) will close.

But federal officials want you to know there's still help available.

After a DRC closes, those who still need help can do so by contacting FEMA in the following ways:

-Call the Disaster Assistance Helpline ate 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."

-On FEMA's toll-free registration line at 800-621-3362 or 800-462-7585 (TTY).

Business and residents can visit, call U.S. Small Business Administration's (SBA Customer Service Center at 800-659-2955 or email

TTY users may call 800-877-8339.

FEMA and SBA recovery specialist help survivors complete and check the status of their applications.

They can help with appeals as well.

For more information on Nebraska's disaster recovery, visit