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March 19, 2019
Oakland, Calif. – A new grant to build a storm drain diversion facility will significantly reduce the risk of flooding for 56 homes in Casitas Springs. The $7 million hazard mitigation infrastructure...
March 7, 2019
SAIPAN, MP — Disaster recovery officials urge recipients of federal grants to use the money wisely. Federal officials are cautioning residents of the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands who...
March 4, 2019
SAIPAN, MP — Disaster assistance information is still available for survivors who suffered damages and property loss due to Typhoon Mangkhut and Typhoon Yutu. Federal Emergency Management Agency (...
February 27, 2019
Oakland, Calif. – Two seismic retrofitting grants will help reduce damage to as many as 50 Oakland apartment buildings and as many as 375 single and multi-family homes.  The combined $10.5 million...
February 26, 2019
OAKLAND, Calif. — FEMA announced that President Donald J. Trump made additional disaster assistance available to the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands by authorizing an increase in federal...
February 25, 2019
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...
February 25, 2019
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...
February 20, 2019
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...
February 17, 2019
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...
February 12, 2019
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...
February 11, 2019
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...
February 8, 2019
SACRAMENTO, Calif. – More than 27,000 households have applied for federal disaster assistance, but the deadline is approaching for survivors of the wildfires in Butte, Los Angeles and Ventura...
February 7, 2019
SAIPAN, MP — Workers and the self-employed whose jobs were impacted by Typhoon Mangkhut and Super Typhoon Yutu have until February 14 to apply for Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA). A worker is...
February 5, 2019
SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Thousands of homes and businesses were burned and countless structures damaged throughout Ventura and Los Angeles counties during the Hill and Woolsey wildfires.As recovery...
February 4, 2019
SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the State of California will permanently close the Oroville Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) at 6 p.m., Friday, Feb. 8, 2019....
January 31, 2019
SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Residents in Butte, Los Angeles and Ventura counties who suffered damages from the Camp, Hill or Woolsey wildfires have 15 more days to register for assistance from the Federal...
January 29, 2019
SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Thousands of homes and businesses were burned to the ground in mid-November, as wildfires spread through portions of Ventura, Los Angeles and Butte counties. Countless other...
January 29, 2019
SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Thousands of homes and businesses were burned to the ground in mid-November, as wildfires spread through portions of Ventura, Los Angeles and Butte counties. Countless other...
January 29, 2019
SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) at the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation in Los Angeles County will transition to a U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Disaster Loan Outreach...
January 28, 2019
SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Californians remember well the Thomas Wildfire of December 2017 — at the time the most destructive and deadliest fire in the state’s history. Early the next month, an intense...