Sen. Ricketts Urges Nebraskans To Apply for FEMA Relief


Today, U.S. Senator Pete Ricketts urged eligible Nebraskans to apply for FEMA disaster assistance before the deadline July 15, 2024 at 11:59 p.m.

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) employs more than 20,000 people nationwide. Headquartered in Washington, D.C., and has 10 regional offices located across the country. They leverage a tremendous capacity to coordinate within the federal government to make sure America is equipped to prepare for and respond to disasters.

“I urge all eligible Nebraskans affected by April’s storm to apply for federal financial assistance before the deadline next week,” said Senator Ricketts. “My team and I are here to offer any necessary assistance as our communities recover and rebuild from the severe storms.”

Nebraskans in Douglas and Washington counties who were affected by the severe storms and tornadoes that occurred on April 25-27, 2024 are eligible to apply for FEMA disaster assistance.

To apply, individuals can: