California Severe Storms, Flooding, Mudslides, and Landslides (DR-1628)

Incident period: December 17, 2005 to January 3, 2006
Major Disaster Declaration declared on February 3, 2006

Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases

February 24, 2006
News Release
SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- The disaster assistance center in Klamath will close at the end of business Tuesday (Feb. 28) and reopen Wednesday in Crescent City for a four-day run, state and federal disaster recovery officials said today. The center will reopen at the Crescent City Fire Protection District Building, 255 West Washington Blvd., for four days, operating from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. through Friday, and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, when the center will be permanently closed.
February 23, 2006
News Release
SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- Disaster assistance has been made available for Alameda, El Dorado, Nevada and Shasta counties as a result of the December 17, 2005, January 3, 2006, severe storms, flooding, mudslides and landslides that affected California, said today Federal Coordinating Officer Tom Davies of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). Davies said the counties were added to the list of eligible jurisdictions based on a review of damage data gathered by federal and state disaster recovery officials.
February 23, 2006
News Release
SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- Starting Friday (Feb. 24), hours to register for disaster assistance will be shortened, state and federal recovery officials said today. Starting Friday, the registration telephone lines will be available from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday, and will not be available on Sundays.
February 22, 2006
News Release
SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- The assistance center in Sacramento will close its doors at 6 p.m. Tuesday (Feb. 28), state and federal disaster recovery officials announced today. The Sacramento center, at 8912 Volunteer Lane, is one of 12 operating in the ten counties where individual disaster assistance is available for damage suffered in the December-January flooding in California.
February 21, 2006
News Release
SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- State and federal assistance to Californians affected by the December-January floods has topped $3.4 million, state and federal officials announced today. More than 2,880 people have registered for federal and state assistance online at www.fema.gov or by calling 1-800-621-FEMA (3362) or (TTY) 1-800-462-7585. Both phone lines are open from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily.
February 16, 2006
News Release
SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- Community Relations specialists from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) are working with the Governor's Office of Emergency Services (OES) and county emergency management directors to reach out to people affected by the flooding of December and January.

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