The California Governor's Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES) Recovery Support Function (RSF) and Debris Management project provides the opportunity to develop a roadmap for California to provide comprehensive short-, intermediate, and long-term recovery support to local and tribal communities impacted by a disaster.
This project will include the formation of comprehensive RSFs with governmental and non-governmental organizations who will be critical in providing post-disaster support to communities, as well as providing the guidance and tools that they will use after a disaster to guide their recovery support operations.
Each RSF is made up of specific State agencies, volunteers, and non-governmental organizations, as well as representatives from the private sector. Each RSF will be led by a State Coordinating Agency and will engage and coordinate with identified RSF State Primary Agencies and Supporting Organizations, federal and regional partners, community stakeholders, and individuals under direction of the State Disaster Recovery Coordinator. The State Coordinating and Primary Agencies are outlined below according to each RSF. For the purposes of the RSFs, “State agency” means any State agency, department, office, board or commission.
Community Planning and Capacity Building Recovery
Business, Consumer Services & Housing Agency
• Department of Housing and Community Development• CaliforniaVolunteers• Labor and Workforce Development Agency• Office of Planning and Research• Transportation Agency• Department of Education
Governor’s Office of Business& Economic Development
• Department of Housing and Community Development• CA Housing Finance Agency• Business, Consumer Services and Housing Agency• Department of Finance• Department of Food and Agriculture• CA Franchise Tax Board• Employment Development Department• Agriculture Labor Relations Board• Department of Insurance• CA State Treasurer
Health and Social Services Recovery
Health and Human Services Agency
• CA Department of Public Health • Emergency Medical Services Authority • CA Environmental Protection Agency • Department of Food and Agriculture • Department of Health Care Services • Department of Managed Health Care • Department of Social Services • Department of Veterans Affairs• Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development
• Department of Housing & Community Development• CA Housing Finance Agency• Department of Veterans Affairs • Department of General Services• Department of Insurance
Infrastructure Systems Recovery
• Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery• Department of Toxic Substances Control• State Water Resources Control Board• CA Environmental Protection Agency• Department of General Services• Department of Water Resources• Department of Transportation• Public Utilities Commission
Natural and Cultural Resources Recovery
Natural Resources Agency
• Department of Toxic Substances Control• State Water Resources Control Board• CA Environmental Protection Agency• CA Coastal Commission• CA State Lands Commission• Department of Fish and Wildlife• Department of Forestry and Fire Protection• Department of Parks and Recreation – Cultural Resources Division• Department of Parks and Recreation – Cultural Resources Division (Collections)
The project began in June 2018 with organization of the Cal OES Project Team and securing Hagerty Consulting for support. In July, Annex and Plan research and analysis began. In September, Cal OES will host a series of RSF stakeholder workshops to identify milestones within the recovery process, validate roles and responsibilities to implement recovery activities, and identify debris management considerations.The project will conclude at the end of 2018 with the writing and delivery of each RSF Annex and Debris Management Plan.
If you are interested in attending these workshops and have not received an invitation already, please register here to participate.
• Friday, September 7 〉 Economic Recovery: 8:30 am – 12:00 pm• Monday, September 10 〉 Health and Social Services Recovery: 8:30 am – 12:00 pm 〉 Natural and Cultural Resources Recovery: 1:00 – 4:30 pm• Tuesday, September 11 〉 Community Planning and Capacity Building Recovery: 8:30 am – 12:00 pm 〉 Housing Recovery: 1:00 – 4:30 pm• Wednesday, September 12 〉 Infrastructure Systems Recovery: 8:30 am – 3:00 pm
For more information about the project and meetings, please contact our identified points of contact to Abby Browning or Hope Winship.