Disaster Recovery Centers Closing, help is still available

RELEASE DATE: Jun 13, 2024

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Nebraska’s two Disaster Recovery Centers are closing at 7 p.m. on Friday, June 14.

Washington County
First Lutheran Church
2146 Write St.
Blair, NE 68008

Douglas County
Omaha Police Dept.
20924 Cumberland Dr.
Elkhorn, NE 68022

Until then, Nebraskans can visit either DRC for assistance from 9 a.m.-7 p.m. daily. After the closing, FEMA support is available by phone, online and via the mobile app. The FEMA assistance registration deadline is July 15. They also can visit the Iowa DRC operating closest to the state line.

Shelby County
Chamber of Commerce
1901 Hawkeye Ave., Suite 101
Harlan, IA 51537
1-7 p.m. June 14
8 a.m.-7 p.m. June 15-17


To check the status of your application, go to, call FEMA directly at 800-621-FEMA (3362) or use the FEMA app.


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