Nebraska Disaster Relief Resources

Nebraska Blizzard & Flood Relief Resources

Please see the list of resources below to see how you can help those affected by the recent flooding and blizzard in Nebraska.  If you or someone you know needs assistance during this time please call 2-1-1 for help or see the resources below!

Resources for those needing assistance:

Nebraska Emergency Management Agencyhttps://nema.nebraska.gov/operations/march-2019-flood-information-and-he...
Updated shelter list and helpful information for those affected by the flooding.

Federal Emergency ManagementDisasterAssistance.gov
Individuals living in Butler, Cass, Colfax, Dodge, Douglas, Nemaha, Sarpy, Saunders, and Washington counties have the opportunity to apply for Individual Disaster Assistance. This will provide help to individuals and families who have lost their homes. 

Nebraska Department of Agriculturehttp://www.nda.nebraska.gov/resources/index.html
Various resources to connect farmers and ranchers affected by severe weather

American Red Cross: To find an open shelter https://www.redcross.org/get-help/disaster-relief-and-recovery-services/find-an-open-shelter.html

Foundation for Advancement in Conservationhttps://www.culturalheritage.org/resources/emergencies or call 1-202-661-8068
Free emergency response assistance to cultural organizations affected by flooding in Nebraska 

Ways to Help:

United Way of the Midlands: Text FLOODRELIEF to 41444 or visit unitedwaymidlands.org/floodrelief
100% of every donation will be directed to nonprofit programs meeting people’s needs for emergency shelter, food and more right here in our community. Donors can direct their gift to another community affected by flooding in Nebraska or Iowa by providing the city name. United Way of the Midlands will then distribute those funds to the local United Way chapter serving that area.

Fremont Area United Way:  Text FREMONTUW to 41444 or visit fremontunitedway.org
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he Fremont Area United Way has updated donation information on their facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/Fremont-Area-United-Way-317793886834/

Bank on Nebraska Strong:  Contact your local United Way on how to contribute.  
Funds will be distributed to disaster areas statewide.

Rebuild the Heartland Community Fundhttps://www.nebcommfound.org/give/rebuild-the-heartland-community-fund/
A partnership between the Nebraska Community Foundation and First National Bank of Omaha to provide support for flood affected areas.

Salvation Army: https://www.salvationarmyusa.org/usn

American Red Crosshttps://www.redcross.org/donate/donation.html/  

Nebraska Farm Bureaunefb.org/disaster
Disaster assistance and relief fund

Nebraska Cattlemenhttps://nebraskacattlemen.org/disaster-relief-fund
100% of all donations received will be distributed to Nebraska cattle producers affected by natural disasters, including recent wet weather events.