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Nebraska Covid-19 (DR-4521)

                              Major Declaration Event Number: FEMA-NE (DR-4521)
                              Name: Nebraska Covid-19 Pandemic
                              Included Counties: All (93) Nebraska Counties
                              Incident Period: Incident Period: January 20, 2020 and continuing


The Governor has designated the Nebraska Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) as the state agency responsible for management and administration of the Public Assistance (PA) Program for disasters declared within the State of Nebraska. In accordance with section 502 of the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act, 42 U.S.C. 5121-5207 (the “Stafford Act”), eligible emergency protective measures taken to respond to the COVID-19 emergency at the direction or guidance of public health officials may be reimbursed under Category B of FEMA’s Public Assistance program. 

In addition to FEMA’s Public Assistance program, the Small Business Administration has also made assistance available to businesses throughout the entire state of Nebraska, through the Coronavirus Preparedness and Response Supplemental Appropriations Act, following a disaster declaration received by Nebraska on April 4, 2020.

Required State Forms 

Applicant Information Form Template

Authorized Representative Letter

Memorandum for the Record Template

Disaster Grant Agreement Template

Memorandum for the Record Template

NEMA Risk Assessment Template


Guidance Documents

Applicant Quick Guide Completing and Submitting a COVID-19 Project Application

Applicant Quick Guide COVID19 Process Overview

Applicant Quick Guide - Grants Portal

COVID-19 Public Assistance Applicant Briefing

COVID-19 Streamlined Project Application

Eligible Emergency Protective Measures

Non-congregate Sheltering Fact Sheet

PA Fact Sheet Emergency Medical Care for COVID-19

Private Nonprofit Organizations Fact Sheet

Procurement under Exigent/Emergency Circumstances Fact Sheet

Tribal Fact Sheet