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2019-02-26 21:18 - News Release

WASHINGTON - FEMA Administrator Brock Long announced that the federal cost-share for three major disaster declarations caused by wildfires in 2018 has increased from 75 to 90 percent for debris removal and emergency protective measures.

2018-08-23 17:14 - News Release

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Disaster survivors in California registered for assistance with FEMA are often referred to the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) as part of the recovery process.   Next to insurance, an SBA low-interest disaster loan is the primary source of funds for real estate property repairs and for replacing contents destroyed in the July wildfires. The deadline to apply for physical property damage is Oct. 3, 2018.

2018-08-21 16:24 - News Release

SACRAMENTO, CA – A Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) will open Tuesday, Aug. 21, in Upper Lake to help California wildfire survivors in Lake County. The hours are 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.

2018-08-20 15:59 - News Release

Sacramento, Calif. — Residents and business owners in Lake County who suffered damage or losses from the recent wildfires can now register for disaster assistance with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).

2018-08-16 23:47 - News Release

SACRAMENTO, Calif – As California residents work to recover from recent wildfires, they should be on guard for and report suspicious activity of potential fraud, scam artists and other criminals who prey on survivors. If you suspect someone is perpetrating fraud, call the National Center for Disaster Fraud Hotline at 866-720-5721 or your local police department.

2018-08-16 17:21 - News Release

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Workers, business owners, and self-employed individuals who lost their jobs temporarily or permanently as a direct result of the wildfire in Shasta County. May be eligible for federally subsidized disaster unemployment assistance (DUA). DUA applies to losses beginning the week of July 29, 2018. The deadline for filing a claim is September 10, 2018.

2018-08-10 22:37 - News Release

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – A FEMA home inspection is a part of the process for verifying damage and loss for applicants following the Carr Fire. Keep in mind the following information so you know what to expect:Setting up the Inspection

2018-08-09 16:20 - News Release

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Residents of Shasta County who suffered damage or losses from the recent wildfires directly related to the Carr wildfire, can now register for disaster assistance with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).   

2018-08-09 15:50 - News Release

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – A Disaster Recovery Center (DRC), jointly operated by the State of California’s Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), opens Thursday to offer residents affected by the recent wildfires disaster assistance.  The DRC is located at: Former Kmart

2018-08-05 18:13 - News Release

Following is a summary of key federal disaster aid programs that can be made available as needed and warranted under President Donald J. Trump's disaster declaration issued for the state of California.Assistance for Affected Individuals and Families Can Include as Required: