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January 3, 2019
SACRAMENTO, Calif. – California residents whose homes were damaged or destroyed by the November wildfires in Butte, Los Angeles, and Ventura counties, may be able to get help paying for some...
December 31, 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 28, 2018
SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Wildfire survivors who applied for disaster assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and received a letter or text message saying they are ineligible for...
December 27, 2018
SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Hours and days of operation at Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) in Malibu and Agoura Hills in Los Angeles County will change this weekend. Beginning Saturday, Dec. 29, both DRCs...
December 20, 2018
SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The four Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) in Los Angeles and Butte counties will close early on Monday, Dec. 24 and Monday, Dec. 31, and will be closed all day on Christmas and...
December 18, 2018
SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Immediately after a disaster, keeping in touch with family is important. It’s also important to keep in touch with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) after you have...
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...