May 28, 2024

Ricketts Comments on FEMA Disaster Declaration for Western Nebraska

May 28, 2024

OMAHA, NE – Today, U.S. Senator Pete Ricketts (R-NE) issued the following statement after the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced a major disaster declaration for areas of western Nebraska affected by April’s winter storms:

“I appreciate FEMA granting my request for a disaster declaration for those affected by the April winter storms. This support will be essential to the ongoing recovery efforts of western Nebraska communities who need it most.”


Ricketts sent a letter along with the entire Nebraska delegation to President Biden calling for the major disaster declaration earlier this month. Read the letter here.