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California Wildfires


Incident Period: Sep 4, 2020 - Nov 17, 2020

Declaration Date: Oct 16, 2020

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"Help After a Disaster" Brochures

Translated into 27 languages, the "Help After a Disaster" brochure is a tool that can be shared in your community to help people understand the types of FEMA Individual Assistance support that may be available in disaster recovery.

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U.S. Small Business Administration

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has established a Virtual Disaster Loan Outreach Center to help homeowners and renters. Customer service representatives are available to assist business owners and individuals to answer questions about SBA’s disaster loan program, explain the application process and help each person complete their electronic loan application.

Virtual Business Recovery Center and Virtual Disaster Loan Outreach Center | Mondays – Sundays | 5:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. | FOCWAssistance@sba.gov | (800) 659-2955

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How To Help


Recovery will take many years after a disaster. Cash is the best way to help those in need.

Funding Obligations

Individual Assistance Amount
Total Housing Assistance (HA) - Dollars Approved $4,255,026.19
Total Other Needs Assistance (ONA) - Dollars Approved $1,188,103.77
Total Individual & Households Program Dollars Approved $5,443,129.96
Individual Assistance Applications Approved 360
Public Assistance Amount
Emergency Work (Categories A-B) - Dollars Obligated $137,212,202.04
Permanent Work (Categories C-G) - Dollars Obligated $2,359,014.43
Total Public Assistance Grants Dollars Obligated $144,184,459.89
Hazard Mitigation Assistance Amount
Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP) - Dollars Obligated $67,278.00
Last updated November 17, 2021