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The Public Assistance Division provides assistance to state agencies, local governments, special districts and eligible private non-profit organizations impacted by a disaster in order to achieve a safer future for all California communities. The Public Assistance Division ensures state and federal support is provided to applicants in an efficient and timely manner in order to assist in recovery from a major disaster or emergency.

Individuals seeking disaster assistance should refer to the Recovery Individual Assistance Division.

​Programs available to state agencies, local governments, special districts and eligible private non-profit organizations

California Disaster Assistance Act (CDAA)

CDAA provides state financial assistance for recovery efforts to cities and/or counties, and certain private nonprofit organizations special districts after a state disaster has been declared.

 

CDAA Fact Sheet

State Private Nonprofit (PNP) Organizations Assistance Program

The State Private Nonprofit Organizations Assistance Program, allows certain eligible Private Nonprofits (PNP) or an Intermediary PNP applicant to receive state assistance for providing essential community services during a state declared disaster.

Federal Disaster Assistance (DR & EM)

Federal financial assistance for recovery efforts is made available to cities, counties, state agencies and eligible private non-profits after a federal disaster has been declared.

Fire Management Assistance Grant (FMAG)

Federal financial assistance is provided to state agencies, local governments, special districts and Indian Tribal Governments for emergency response and fire suppression activities for federally declared fires.

Other Available Programs

Debris Management

Provides assistance to state agencies, local governments, and Indian Tribal Governments to maximize disaster funding and speed recovery in affected areas. Also provides assistance with the creation of a debris management plan.

Environmental-Historic

Provides subject matter expertise with regard to state and federal environmental and historic laws/regulations

Geotechnical Engineering

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For any questions regarding your Public Assistance (PA), California Disaster Assistance Act (CDAA), or Fire Management Assistance Grant (FMAG) payments, please direct your questions to the Public Assistance Grants Processing Unit at (916) 845-8110.

​Contact Us

David Gillings

Public Assistance Officer
(916) 845-8224
david.gillings@caloes.ca.gov

​Peter Crase

Program Manager I
(916) 845-8203
peter.crase@caloes.ca.gov

Tree Mortality Statewide

Region II
Contra Costa
Del Norte
Humboldt
Lake
Mendocino
Napa
Santa Clara
Solano
Sonoma

Region III
Butte
Colusa
Glenn
Lassen
Modoc
Plumas
Shasta
Sierra
Siskiyou
Tehama
Trinity

Region IV
Amador
Nevada

Region VI
Inyo
Mono
Riverside
San Bernardino

​Saeed Kermani

Program Manager I
(916) 845-8271
saeed.kermani@caloes.ca.gov

Drought Statewide

Region I
Los Angeles - all jurisdictions except the county
Orange
San Luis Obispo
Santa Barbara
Ventura

Region II
Alameda
Monterey
San Benito
Santa Clara
Santa Cruz
Solano

Region III

Sutter

Region IV
Apline
Placer
Sacramento
San Joaquin

Region V
Fresno
Kern
Kings
Madera
Mariposa
Merced
Tulare

Region VI
Imperial
San Diego

 

​Robert Larsen

Program Manager I
(916) 845-8162
robert.larsen@caloes.ca.gov

FMAG Events Statewide

State Agencies All Events

Region I
Los Angeles County - limited to the County of Los Angeles only

Region II
Marin
San Francisco
San Mateo

Region III
Yuba

Region IV
Calaveras
El Dorado
Stanislaus
Tuolumne
Yolo

 

 

 

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