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Disaster Education

On this site, you'll find information and resources to help you, your family, and community prepare for, and recover from, disasters. We are ready to help you find the answers you need.

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Nebraska Extension Disaster Education on Facebook -

Severe Storms and Tornado Outbreak - April 26-29, May 2024:

More FEMA Daily Fact Sheets for Recovery

Ask for Help-Make a Donation-Sign-up to Volunteer: Reach out call 2-1-1 or text your Zip Code to 898211.

Reporting: Residents should report storm damages as soon as possible and file a claim with their insurance company now. Those without insurance should call 2-1-1.

Form 425. Nebraska property owners who suffer property losses or significant damages between January 1 and July 1, 2024, may file a Report of Destroyed Real Property, Form 425. This report must be filed with the County Assessor AND County Clerk on or before July 15. May 1, 2024 Press Release.  


Nebraska Rural Response Hotline: 1-800-464-0258 | Website  Financial Assistance | Legal Assistance | Disaster Relief | Emotional Support

SAMHSA Disaster Distress Helpline - 1-800-985-5990. Toll free, multilingual, crisis support - available 24/7 | Website

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline - 24/7, Free, Confidential: Call or text 9-8-8 | Website

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Seeking Applicants for AmeriCorps VISTA Program

We are seeking applicants to provide leadership and coordinate disaster education projects.

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Severe Weather Preparedness 

Make a severe weather plan before you need it! Your family may not be together when a disaster strikes, so it is important to plan in advance: how you will get to a safe place, how you will contact one another, how you will get back together, and what you will do in different situations. 

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Disaster Anniversaries

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