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 Agency: https://nema.nebraska.gov/operations/march-2019-flood-information-and-he...
Updated shelter list and helpful information for those affected by the flooding.
Federal Emergency Management: DisasterAssistance.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.
Foundation for Advancement in Conservation: 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
The 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 Fund: https://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 Cross: https://www.redcross.org/donate/donation.html/
Nebraska Farm Bureau: nefb.org/disaster
Disaster assistance and relief fund
Nebraska Cattlemen: https://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.