SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- All victims of the recent wildfires are urged to register for federal assistance, since they may not be aware of the assistance programs available, according to officials of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Governor's Office of Emergency Services (OES). Under FEMA's temporary housing assistance program, those residents who were displaced by the August - October fires in the counties of Butte, San Bernardino, Shasta and Yuba may be eligible for assistance.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- During the next two weeks, the hours of the Federal Emergency Management Agency's teleregistration number will be extended to assist those who need to apply for assistance. "We want to be available for those fire victims who work during the day and may not be able to register for assistance during regular business hours," said Mark Ghilarducci, FEMA's federal coordinating officer. "We want to encourage people to call as soon as possible if they've been affected by the recent fires, because the sooner they call, the sooner we can help them."
SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- To make it easier for fire victims to understand the recovery process, and get information about the various federal assistance available, federal information centers will open in the affected areas.
If and when individual assistance money is approved for this disaster, it will be displayed here. Information is updated every 24 hours.
Public Assistance - Dollars ApprovedPublic Assistance Definitions
Public Assistance (PA): Disaster grant assistance available for communities to quickly respond to and recover from major disasters or emergencies declared by the President
Emergency Work (Categories A-B): Work that must be performed to reduce or eliminate an immediate threat to life, protect public health and safety, and to protect improved property that is significantly threatened due to disasters or emergencies declared by the President
Permanent Work (Categories C-G): Work that is required to restore a damaged facility, through repair or restoration, to its pre-disaster design, function, and capacity in accordance with applicable codes and standards
*Dollars Approved: Assistance dollars approved but not necessarily disbursed.
*Dollars Obligated: Funds made available to the State via electronic transfer following FEMA's final review and approval of Public Assistance projects.
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