St. Edward

FEMA Recovery Center now open in St. Edward

RECOVERY CENTER — Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is operating a Disaster Recovery Center this week for direct access by St. Edward residents in the local fire station. U.S. Small Business Administration and other agencies are also available there. Photos by Joan Chilson

State of Nebraska and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced that a Disaster Recovery Center is open in St. Edward for a limited period of time.
The center opened Monday, April 8, at the St. Edward Fire Hall, 1302 State Highway 39, and will be open daily through this Friday, April 12, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. to assist flood victims.
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 Boone, Buffalo, Butler, Cass, Colfax, Custer, Dodge, Douglas, Knox, Nemaha, Richardson, Sarpy, Saunders, Thurston and Washington counties, and the Santee Sioux Nation, may apply for assistance for uninsured and underinsured damage and losses resulting from flooding, severe winter storm and/or straight-line winds.