News and Media: Disaster 4569

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Press Releases & Fact Sheets


SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Since historic wildfires swept across the State of California in 2020, more than $103 million in federal disaster assistance has been disbursed to help homeowners, renters and businesses recover, with more than 95 percent of those who lost their homes placed in temporary housing.

Here is a snapshot of the Individual Assistance disaster-recovery effort as of Feb. 16, 2021:

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Survivors of Major August, September Wildfires Must Demonstrate Ongoing Need

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – If you are a California survivor of the recent wildfires receiving rental assistance for temporary housing through FEMA’s Individuals and Households Program, let FEMA know if you have a continuing need.

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Call the FEMA Helpline or visit by Dec. 16

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Individuals and households with losses due to the wildfires in Fresno, Los Angeles, Madera, Mendocino, Napa, San Bernardino, San Diego, Shasta, Siskiyou and Sonoma counties have just one day remaining to apply for grants from FEMA or low-interest disaster loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration.

These counties are included in federal Disaster 4569, declared initially Oct. 16 for seven counties and expanded later. The registration deadline is Dec. 16.

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SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Wildfire survivors in California who lost important documents may need replacements to apply for services and help rebuild their lives.

This guide provides links and contacts to replace these important documents. All of the organizations listed below offer online resources. If personal computers aren’t available, public libraries and other agencies may have computers available to the general public.

Document and Who to Contact for Replacement

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SACRAMENTO, Calif. – All FEMA Mobile Registration Intake Centers that served wildfire survivors and helped them recover from their losses will close by Dec. 9.

However, help remains available for all those affected by the fires.

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PDFs, Graphics & Multimedia

View the Disaster Multimedia Toolkit for social media and video content to help communicate about general disaster recovery.

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Wildfire Mitigation Grant Opportunities

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California; FEMA-4569-DR

Report on Preliminary Damage Assessment (PDA) information for FEMA-4569-DR; California as a result of Wildfires beginning on September 4, 2020, and continuing.