Skip to content

Nebraska Severe Storms, Straight-line Winds, and Tornadoes

On this page you will find:


Nebraska Severe Storms, Straight-line Winds, and Tornadoes (DR-4778)

A line of severe storms passed through Nebraska from April 25th through 27th, 2024. On May 5th, 2024, President Biden declared a major disaster.

People in the following counties are eligible to receive federal disaster assistance:

  • Douglas
  • Washington

For the complete press release, please click here.

Routinely check your state emergency management social media pages for urgent disaster updates and guidance.

Important Deadlines

FEMA Application Deadline

Friday, May 3rd, 2024

More Info
Appeal your FEMA decision letter

Within 60 days of the date on the determination letter.

Apply for Disaster Unemployment

Tuesday, July 2, 2024

More Info

Local Help

Access aid organizations and other helpful recovery assistance through the resources below.

More Information
More Information
More Information
More Information

Safety and Shelter Resources

Please check your local news and local officials for the latest safety and shelter resources. Access information on Safety and Shelter assistance through the resources below.

American Red Cross Disaster Relief & Recovery Services

Explore resources from the American Red Cross on how to stay safe and recover from a disaster.

Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) Locator

FEMA Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) are accessible facilities and mobile offices you can visit to learn more about FEMA and other disaster assistance programs. You may also visit to ask questions about your case. The DRC Locator helps you find the hours, services, and locations of DRCs near you.

American Red Cross Find an Open Shelter Tool

If an emergency has forced you to evacuate your home, the Red Cross may be able to help. Search for open American Red Cross shelters near you with the “Find an Open Shelter” Tool.

Back To Top