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Disaster Recovery Centers Opening in Antelope, Cuming and Pierce Counties | KTIC Radio

Disaster Recovery Centers Opening in Antelope, Cuming and Pierce Counties

LINCOLN, Neb. – The State of Nebraska and FEMA will open Disaster Recovery Centers in Antelope, Cuming and Pierce counties.

Center locations and hours:


Neligh Fire Hall

512 W. 11th St.

Neligh, NE 68756

Open May 6 – May 9

9 a.m. to 6 p.m. CDT


Beemer Village Clerk

317 N. Main St.

Beemer, NE 68718

Open May 7 – May 11

9 a.m. to 6 p.m. CDT



Pierce Fire Hall

106 S. 1st St.

Pierce, NE 68767

Open May 10 – May 15

9 a.m. to 6 p.m. CDT


Centers are operating in several other locations; survivors can visit any open center. To find locations, go online to or call the Disaster Assistance Helpline at 800-621-3362 or (TTY) 800-462-7585.

At the centers, recovery specialists from FEMA and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) will provide information on available services, explain assistance programs and help survivors complete or check the status of their applications. They can provide referrals and help with appeals. Centers are equipped with captioned phones, video remote interpreting and assistive listening devices.

Nebraska homeowners, renters and business owners in Antelope, Boone, Boyd, Buffalo, Burt, Butler, Cass, Colfax, Cuming, Custer, Dodge, Douglas, Hall, Howard, Knox, Madison, Nance, Nemaha, Pierce, Platte, Richardson, Saline, Sarpy, Saunders, Stanton, Thurston and Washington counties and the Santee Sioux Nation may apply for assistance for uninsured and underinsured damage and losses resulting from severe winter storm, straight-line winds and flooding.

How to Register with FEMA:

  • Online, visit
  • On a smart phone, download the FEMA app and click on “disaster resources,” then “apply for assistance online.”
  • By phone, 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.
  • Visit a Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) and speak to a FEMA specialist one-on-one. To find the nearest DRC visit:, or text DRC along with a ZIP code to 43362, or call the Disaster Assistance Helpline at 800-621-3362 or 800-462-7585 (TTY).

      Applicants requesting disaster assistance should have the following information on hand:

  • Social Security number
  • Address of the damaged primary residence
  • Description of the damage
  • Information about insurance coverage
  • A current contact telephone number
  • An address where they can receive mail
  • Bank account and routing numbers for direct deposit of funds

Businesses and residents can visit, call SBA’s Customer Service Center at 800-659-2955 or email TTY users may also call 800-877-8339.

For more information on Nebraska’s disaster recovery, visit

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