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December 16, 2018
SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Mobile Disaster Recovery Centers (MDRCs) will be visiting six locations in five northern California counties beginning Monday, Dec. 17. The mobile units are a convenience for...
December 15, 2018
SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The Thousand Oaks Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Ventura County will close permanently at 7 p.m., Monday, Dec. 17. The DRC, located at 173 Moorpark Rd., Suite A, Thousand Oaks...
December 15, 2018
SACRAMENTO, Calif. – If you applied for disaster assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and received a letter or text message saying you were not eligible for disaster aid,...
December 14, 2018
SACRAMENTO, Calif. – State and federal recovery officials urge California residents to watch for and report any suspicious activity or potential fraud from scam artists, identity thieves and other...
December 12, 2018
SACRAMENTO, Calif. – A month after three California counties endured the most destructive, deadliest wildfires on record, federal and state agencies have provided more than $180 million in grants and...
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 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...