SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Federal, state and local partners have collaborated to provide direct housing solutions to individuals and families impacted by the 2018 California wildfires. The following questions and answers address common questions regarding MHUs and FEMA temporary housing communities. 1. Q: Who is eligible to reside in a FEMA temporary housing community? A: An individual must meet general conditions to be eligible to receive FEMA housing assistance:
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When disaster strikes, some will try to take advantage of the most vulnerable. To dispel some of the rumors circulating on the internet and social media about recovery efforts following the 2018 California Wildfires, FEMA is addressing the most common and reoccurring themes. MYTH: Private RoadsMYTH: FEMA will repair private roads in Butte County damaged by debris removal trucks and heavy equipment.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. – A FEMA-funded program that pairs non-profit services with one-on-one case management is now being offered to survivors of the California Camp Fire. Immediate Disaster Case Management (IDCM), is managed through a partnership with the Administration for Children and Families, a division of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. – In the months following one of the worst wildfire seasons in California history, the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) have approved nearly $500 million in grants and low-interest disaster loans to assist fire survivors in their recovery.
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.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Butte County Disaster Recovery Centers (DRC) in Chico and Paradise will be closed today and tomorrow due to incoming severe weather conditions. If assistance is needed, survivors are encouraged to communicate with FEMA via DisasterAssistance.gov or by calling the FEMA Helpline at 800-621-3362 (TTY 800-462-7585). Multi-lingual operators are available, with toll-free numbers open daily from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. (PST).
SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) presently operated by the State of California and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) in Chico and Paradise will cease operating at the close of business Friday, March 1.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Federal, state and local partners have collaborated to provide direct housing solutions to individuals and families most severely impacted by the 2018 California wildfires. The following questions and answers address common questions regarding MHUs and FEMA group sites. 1. Q: Who is eligible to reside in a FEMA temporary group site community?A: An individual must meet general conditions to be eligible to receive FEMA housing assistance:
SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Thousands of homes and businesses burned in mid-November as wildfires spread through portions of Butte, Los Angeles and Ventura counties. Countless other structures were damaged — many so severely as to make them uninhabitable. As recovery efforts continue throughout the damaged areas, free advice is available to those beginning to repair or rebuild their homes and businesses.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Operating hours of the two Disaster Recovery Centers (DRC) in Butte County will change starting Saturday, Feb. 16. The new hours of operation will be:Creative Learning Center 1080 Ewald Ct. Paradise, CA 95969 Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.