Public Agency Disaster Recovery Information

County OES acts as the Operational Area coordinator for disaster recovery for local jurisdictions and agencies. Public Assistance is the term used for financial assistance to state agencies, local governments, special districts and eligible private non-profit organizations impacted by a disaster.

SLO County Recovery Plan - 2016

FEMA Public Assistance Program and Policy Guide (PAPPG)
The Public Assistance Program and Policy Guide (PAPPG) combines all Public Assistance (PA) policy into a single volume and provides an overview of the PA Program implementation process with links to other publications and documents that provide additional process details.

Cal OES Public Assistance Division website
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 sager future for all California communities.

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

Cal OES Public Assistance Division Forms
Direct link to cost accounting and recovery forms.

Public Assistance Process 
Info graphic explaining sequence of events for the recovery process

Important Recovery Terms

Tips on Managing Disaster-Related Project Costs
This document, provided by the Office of the Inspector General, assists recipients and subrecipients of FEMA grant funds in obtaining a better understanding of how to manage PPA funds to: better document and account for disaster-related costs, minimize the loss of FEMA disaster assistance funds, maximize local financial recovery, and prevent fraud, waste, and abuse of disaster funds.

Current Federally Declared Disasters

FEMA-4301-DR-CA

"January 2017 Storms"

Incident Period:

 January 3 - 12, 2017

Declared:

 February 14, 2017

RPA Deadline:

April 11, 2017

 

FEMA-4305-DR-CA

"Late January 2017 Storms"

Incident Period:

January 18 - 23, 2017

Declared:

March 16, 2017

RPA Deadline:

April 11, 2017

 

FEMA-4308-DR-CA

"February 2017 Storms"

Incident Period:

February 1 - 23, 2017

Declared:

April 1, 2017

RPA Deadline:

April 25, 2017