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February 1, 2018
SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in San Diego County in Bonsall will transition to a U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Disaster Loan Outreach Center (DLOC) as of Monday...
January 29, 2018
Disaster Recovery Center to Open in Los Angeles CountySACRAMENTO, Calif. – A mobile Disaster Recovery Center (DRC), jointly operated by the State of California’s Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES...
January 22, 2018
SACRAMENTO, Calif. – A Disaster Recovery Center (DRC), jointly operated by the State of California’s Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), will...
January 18, 2018
OAKLAND, Calif. – Because wildfires can make the ground more vulnerable to flooding, FEMA encourages those who live near land that has suffered from a wildfire to protect their homes with flood...
January 17, 2018
SACRAMENTO, Calif. – A Local Assistance Center (LAC) is now open in Santa Barbara.These centers are staffed by representatives from the California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES),...
January 17, 2018
SACRAMENTO, Calif. – It has been 100 days since the devastating October wildfires in Northern California and Orange County. As of close of business Jan. 16 FEMA and the State have provided the...
January 15, 2018
The Federal Emergency Management Agency may provide two types of assistance, following natural disasters with a presidential disaster declaration: Individual Assistance and Public Assistance....
January 15, 2018
Sacramento, Calif.—Residents of Santa Barbara, Ventura, Los Angeles and San Diego counties who suffered damage or losses from the recent wildfires and flooding, mudflows, and debris flows directly...
January 10, 2018
OAKLAND, Calif. – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today that the federal disaster assistance declaration made available to the state of California to supplement state, tribal...
December 13, 2017
SACRAMENTO – California homeowners and renters who have registered for disaster assistance with FEMA following the October wildfires are encouraged to stay in touch as their applications are...
December 11, 2017
SACRAMENTO – Residents who lost their homes in the October wildfires will have a new tool to track the progress of debris removal in their communities.The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), with...
December 9, 2017
 In October 2017, as the California wildfires were still burning, personnel from the California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)...
December 7, 2017
OAKLAND, Calif. — The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has authorized the use of federal funds to assist the State of California to combat the Lilac...
December 6, 2017
SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Lake County will close at 5 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 9.The DRC, jointly operated by the California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (...
December 6, 2017
OAKLAND, Calif. — The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has authorized the use of federal funds to assist the State of California to combat the...
December 5, 2017
SACRAMENTO – If you or someone you know is looking for a full-time job, FEMA is looking to hire across a wide range of specialties.FEMA wants to hire local talent to fill a number of positions to...
December 5, 2017
OAKLAND, Calif. — The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has authorized the use of federal funds to assist the State of California to combat the Creek...
December 5, 2017
OAKLAND, Calif. — The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has authorized the use of federal funds to assist the State of California to combat the Rye...
December 5, 2017
OAKLAND, Calif. — The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has authorized the use of federal funds to assist the State of California to combat the Thomas...
December 4, 2017
SACRAMENTO – Survivors of the October 2017 wildfires have one week left to register with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for disaster assistance and to apply for a low-interest...