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California Wildfires (EM-3279)

Incident period: October 21, 2007 to March 31, 2008
Emergency Declaration declared on October 23, 2007

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October 23, 2007 - News Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has activated its National Emergency Family Registry and Locator System and National Emergency Child Locator Center to help reunite families that have become separated as a result of the fires in California.

October 23, 2007 - News Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is working side-by-side with state officials and other federal partners engaged in the response to the multiple wildfires burning across Southern California. FEMA has remained committed to supporting California's response by coordinating with federal and non-governmental partners. ??

October 23, 2007 - News Release

Following is a summary of key federal disaster aid programs that can be made available as needed and warranted under President Bush's Emergency disaster declaration issued for California. "Emergency" is any occasion or instance in which the president determines that federal assistance is needed to supplement state and local efforts to save lives and protect property and public health and safety or to avert the threat of a catastrophe in any part of the United States.

Financial Assistance

If and when individual assistance money is approved for this disaster, it will be displayed here. Information is updated every 24 hours.

If and when public assistance obligated dollar information is available for this disaster, it will be displayed here. Information is updated every 24 hours.

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