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December 10, 2018
SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Federal, state and non-profit organizations are working every day to help Butte County wildfire survivors. The following questions and answers address common questions and clear...
December 7, 2018
SACRAMENTO, Calif. - The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and its local and state partners are focused on identifying the best housing solutions for survivors of the Camp wildfire in Butte...
December 7, 2018
SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Hours and days of operation at Disaster Recovery Centers (DRC) in Chico and Oroville in Butte County will change this weekend. Beginning Sunday, Dec. 9, both DRCs will be closed...
December 6, 2018
Background In this fall’s wildfires, as in most disasters, the majority of people impacted by the disaster will find a housing solution, typically using insurance funds and disaster financial...
December 4, 2018
SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The Local Assistance Center (LAC) at the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation in Agoura Hills will close at 8 p.m., Tuesday, Dec. 4, and reopen at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 5 as a Disaster...
December 4, 2018
SACRAMENTO, Calif. – If you suffered damage or loss from last month’s California wildfires and have not yet applied for disaster assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), you...
December 3, 2018
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) hereby gives notice to the public of its intent to provide financial assistance to the State of California, local...
December 1, 2018
1. What help is there for people who are not United States citizens? If you are not a U.S. Citizen, Non-Citizen National or Qualified Alien, you may still be eligible for assistance if you are the...
November 30, 2018
WASHINGTON – The Federal Emergency Management Agency announced today that federal disaster assistance has been made available for the Tohono O’odham Nation to supplement tribal recovery efforts in...
November 30, 2018
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 Tohono O’odham...
November 29, 2018
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), in response to a request from the State of California, has activated Transitional Sheltering Assistance (TSA) for displaced survivors of the California...
November 29, 2018
SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The local Disaster Assistance Center in the Malibu Civic Center will close at 6 p.m., Friday, Nov. 30, and reopen Saturday, Dec. 1 as a Disaster Recovery Center (DRC). DRCs are...
November 25, 2018
SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The Ventura County Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) is opening in Thousand Oaks to provide residents impacted by the California wildfires with local, state and federal disaster...
November 22, 2018
SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The second Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Butte County is opening in Oroville, Calif., to provide residents impacted by the California wildfires with local, state and federal...
November 21, 2018
Why Does the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Inspect Properties?A FEMA home inspection is a part of the process for verifying damage and loss and helps determine the assistance options...
November 21, 2018
Government and non-profit recovery organizations are working diligently to assist individuals and families impacted by the recent wildfires have a safe place to stay while they wait to return to...
November 20, 2018
SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Wildfires carry a one-two punch. After the damage caused by the wildfire, flooding is the most common and costly natural hazard in the nation. And, after the record-breaking...
November 18, 2018
SACRAMENTO, Calif. – As record-breaking wildfires continue to cause severe devastation in California’s Butte, Los Angeles and Ventura Counties, FEMA is assisting state and local governments and first...
November 17, 2018
While nearly ten thousand firefighters continue to battle three major wildfires in California, state and federal agencies are strategically co-located and working around the clock to coordinate...
November 16, 2018
SAIPAN, MP- On Wednesday, November 21, 2018, at 6:00 p.m., the Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) on Rota will close, but help will still be available for disaster survivors impacted by Typhoon Mangkhut...