California Severe Winter Storms, Flooding, and Debris and Mud Flows (DR-1884)

Incident period: January 17, 2010 to February 6, 2010
Major Disaster Declaration declared on March 8, 2010

Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases

April 7, 2010
News Release
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) provides supplemental Federal disaster grant assistance for debris removal, emergency protective measures, and the repair, replacement, or restoration of disaster-damaged, publicly owned facilities and the facilities of certain eligible Private Non-Profit (PNP) organizations. This program also encourages protection of these damaged facilities from future events by providing assistance for hazard mitigation measures during the recovery process.
April 7, 2010
News Release
PASADENA, Calif. -- State, local and federal agencies have been busy working to help communities recover from the recent severe winter storms that caused flooding, debris and mud flow. Local officials, during and immediately following the storms, conducted initial damage assessments in affected counties. As a result of these assessments a series of State of Emergency proclamations were issued by the California governor’s office.
April 5, 2010
News Release
Pasadena, Calif. -- April 7 is the deadline for California state and local agencies, tribal nations and certain private nonprofit agencies, that may be eligible for federal and state disaster assistance, to submit Request for Public Assistance (RPA) forms to the California Emergency Management Agency (Cal EMA). The form asks for general information which identifies the applicant and is one of the first steps in the Public Assistance (PA) grant process.
April 2, 2010
News Release
PASADENA, Calif. -- Homeowners, renters and business owners are invited to learn how to prepare for the possible outcomes of a disaster. This is mitigation: any action taken to reduce or eliminate the long term risk to human life and property from hazards. By spending only a few dollars, lives can be saved and damages in the thousands of dollars can be prevented. FEMA Mitigation specialists will teach low cost, non-structural mitigation techniques during a Rosetta Canyon Neighborhood meeting hosted by the City of Lake Elsinore Public Safety Advisory Commission (PSAC).
March 8, 2010
News Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The head of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Craig Fugate today announced that federal disaster aid has been made available for California to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the area struck by severe winter storms, flooding, and debris and mud flows during the period of January 17 to February 6, 2010.
March 8, 2010
News Release
Following is a summary of key federal disaster aid programs that can be made available as needed and warranted under President Obama’s major disaster declaration issued for California. Assistance for the State and Affected Local Governments Can Include as Required:

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