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Navy Hospital Ship Mercy Heads to Los Angeles, Not Seattle

Navy Hospital Ship Mercy Heads to Los Angeles, Not Seattle

BY SIMON VEAZEY The 1,000-bed Navy hospital ship Mercy will sail to Los Angeles and not to Seattle, as officials anticipate bed demand in California will be five times higher than in Washington. The Mercy, which is currently being prepared in port in San Diego, is one of two that will be used as a referral and critical care […]

President Donald J. Trump Approves Major Disaster Declaration for California

President Donald J. Trump Approves Major Disaster Declaration for California

WASHINGTON — FEMA announced that federal emergency aid has been made available for the state of California to supplement state, tribal and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic beginning on January 20, 2020, and continuing. The President’s action makes federal funding available for Crisis Counseling for affected […]

California Governor Wants Millions More for Wildfire Prevention; Trump Threatens to Cut FEMA Funds

California Governor Wants Millions More for Wildfire Prevention; Trump Threatens to Cut FEMA Funds

By Ron Brackett At a Glance California Gov. Gavin Newsom proposed to spend $305 million for prevention and response to wildfires and other disasters. He also asked President Donald Trump to restore cuts to federal fire-safety budgets. In a tweet, Trump threatened to cut FEMA funds to California. California Gov. Gavin Newsom has announced plans to […]

Federal resources available for under-insured Hill and Woolsey fire victims

Federal resources available for under-insured Hill and Woolsey fire victims

VENTURA, Calif. – Some homeowners affected by the Hill and Woolsey fires are discovering that they may be under-insured for their losses. Help is available. The Federal Emergency Management Agency provides housing assistance for people who have lost their homes as the result of a presidentially-declared disaster. FEMA assistance cannot duplicate assistance that is provided […]

Nationwide Test of the Emergency Alert Systems Postponed Until October 3, 2018

Nationwide Test of the Emergency Alert Systems Postponed Until October 3, 2018

OAKLAND, Calif. — The Federal Emergency Management Agency, in coordination with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), will conduct a nationwide test of the Emergency Alert System (EAS) and Wireless Emergency Alert (WEA) on October 3, 2018. The WEA portion of the test commences at 2:18 PM EDT and the EAS portion follows at 2:20 p.m. […]

Disasters Happen | “Prepare Now, Learn How” is the theme of 2018 National Preparedness Month

Disasters Happen | “Prepare Now, Learn How” is the theme of 2018 National Preparedness Month

Saturday September 1st, marked the beginning of National Preparedness Month this year.  In addition to the overarching theme for the month, each week has a theme highlighting different preparedness actions. The City of Simi Valley’s Office of Emergency Services (OES) will share the weekly theme along with tips related to the theme, through social media […]

FEMA Congratulates the City of Oxnard | National Flood Insurance Program

FEMA Congratulates the City of Oxnard | National Flood Insurance Program

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FEMA Disaster Recovery Center to close February 28, Thomas Fire Recovery Information

FEMA Disaster Recovery Center to close February 28, Thomas Fire Recovery Information

VENTURA, Calif. – The Federal Emergency Management Agency has announced that it will close its Disaster Recovery Center in Ventura at the end of the month. The last day of operations will be Wednesday, February 28. The center has served more than 1,000 victims of the Thomas Fire since it opened on Jan. 19, but the […]

Deadline for Thomas Fire victims to apply for Individual Assistance from FEMA is approaching

Deadline for Thomas Fire victims to apply for Individual Assistance from FEMA is approaching

VENTURA, Calif. – The deadline for residents affected by the Thomas Fire to apply for Individual Assistance through the Federal Emergency Management Agency is March 16, 2018. Residents can apply online or at the Disaster Recovery Center FEMA is operating at the Ventura County Credit Union’s location in Ventura. The address is: Ventura County Credit […]

FEMA Encourages Tsunami Awareness and Preparedness for Coastal Communities

FEMA Encourages Tsunami Awareness and Preparedness for Coastal Communities

WASHINGTON – Following an intense earthquake that occurred in the Gulf of Alaska, which prompted tsunami watches, advisories and warnings across many state coastlines, FEMA continues to highlight safety tips for those who live in or visit coastal communities.  While today’s immediate threat has passed, the situation serves as a reminder to all that there […]

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