California Earthquake (DR-1911)

Incident period: April 4, 2010 to July 4, 2010
Major Disaster Declaration declared on May 7, 2010

Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases

May 12, 2010
News Release
PASADENA, CA -- 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.
May 12, 2010
News Release
Pasadena, CA.-- The California Emergency Management Agency (Cal EMA) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) have announced an Applicant Briefing for Public Assistance (PA) will be held for local governments and certain private non-profits affected by the April 4 earthquake.
May 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 announced today that federal disaster aid has been made available for California to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the area struck by an earthquake beginning on April 4, 2010, and continuing. Federal funding is available to state and eligible local governments and certain private nonprofit organizations on a cost-sharing basis for emergency work and the repair or replacement of facilities damaged by the earthquake in Imperial County.
May 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 the state of California: Assistance for the State and Affected Local Governments Can Include as Required:

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