Applicants’ Briefings

Applicants’ Briefings provide potential applicants with basic information to assist them in their efforts to understand the requirements associated with applying for Public Assistance due to a Fire Management Assistance Grant (FMAG) declaration, under the California Disaster Assistance Act (CDAA) or under a Presidential Emergency Declaration.

Reasonable accommodations for people with disabilities are available upon request. Please email your request as early as possible to DisasterRecovery@caloes.ca.gov as last minute requests will be accepted, but cannot be guaranteed. 

This page includes briefings currently scheduled due to one of the mentioned declarations.

Public Assistance Forms, Documents, and Reference Materials

All materials mentioned in the Applicants’ Briefings presentations and meetings can be found here.

Schedule of Applicants’ Briefings



2023 High Surf Event (CDAA 2024-01) – Applicants’ Briefing – CITY OF PACIFICA

Meeting Date

March 7, 2024 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Type

California Disaster Assistance Act (CDAA)

Deadline

04/12/2024

Location

City of Pacifica
Department of Public Works
151 Milagra Avenue
Pacifica, CA 94044

Affected Counties

City Specific



2023 High Surf Event (CDAA 2024-01) – Applicants’ Briefing – SANTA CRUZ COUNTY

Meeting Date

March 8, 2024 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Type

California Disaster Assistance Act (CDAA)

Deadline

04/12/2024

Location

Santa Cruz County
Emergency Operations Center
5200 Soquel Avenue, Second Floor
Santa Cruz, CA 95062

Affected Counties

Santa Cruz



2024 January Storm (CDAA 2024-04) – Applicants’ Briefing – SAN DIEGO COUNTY

Meeting Date

March 12, 2024 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Type

California Disaster Assistance Act (CDAA)

Deadline

04/11/2024

Location

San Diego County
Media Room
5575 Overland Avenue
San Diego, CA 92123

Affected Counties

San Diego



2023 High Surf Event (CDAA 2024-01) – Applicants’ Briefing – CITY OF VENTURA

Meeting Date

March 13, 2024 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Type

California Disaster Assistance Act (CDAA)

Deadline

04/12/2024

Location

Ventura County Sheriff’s Office
Emergency Operations Center
800 S. Victoria Avenue
Ventura, CA 93009

Affected Counties

City Specific



December 2023 Winter Storm (CDAA 2024-02) – Applicants’ Briefing – VENTURA COUNTY

Meeting Date

March 13, 2024 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Type

California Disaster Assistance Act (CDAA)

Deadline

04/12/2024

Location

Ventura County Sheriff’s Office
Emergency Operations Center
800 S. Victoria Avenue
Ventura, CA 93009

Affected Counties

Ventura



January Winter Storm (CDAA 2024-03) Applicants’ Briefing – HUMBOLDT COUNTY

Meeting Date

March 15, 2024 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Type

California Disaster Assistance Act (CDAA)

Deadline

04/12/2024

Location

Humboldt County Courthouse
Conference Room A
825 5th Street
Eureka, CA 95501

Affected Counties

Humboldt




Tropical Storm Hilary (DR-4750) – IMPERIAL COUNTY

Meeting Date

December 15, 2023 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Type

Presidential Declaration

Deadline

12/21/2023

Location

Imperial County EOC
1078 Dogwood Road
Heber, CA 92249

Affected Counties

Inyo, Imperial, Kern, Riverside, and Siskiyou



Tropical Storm Hilary (DR-4750) – SISKIYOU COUNTY

Meeting Date

December 14, 2023 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Type

Presidential Declaration

Deadline

12/21/2023

Location

Mt. Shasta Police Department
303 N Mount Shasta Blvd
Mount Shasta, CA 96067

Affected Counties

Imperial, Inyo, Kern, Riverside, and Siskiyou



Tropical Storm Hilary (DR-4750) – KERN COUNTY

Meeting Date

December 12, 2023 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Type

Presidential Declaration

Deadline

12/21/2023

Location

Kern County Emergency Operation Center***
2601 Panorama Drive, Bldg B
Bakersfield, CA 93306

***Note: The Kern EOC is located within a gated county compound that may be difficult for first-time visitors to find. The nearest intersection is Panorama Drive and Mt. Vernon Ave., directly east of Bakersfield College. (We are NOT the white building on the corner.) Traveling east on Panorama Drive, immediately after passing Mt. Vernon Ave., is a right-turn lane which becomes the driveway entrance to the compound. Directly ahead are two gates with up/down arms. Press “5” at the gate keypad for entry. When the gate arm lifts, a sliding gate to your left will simultaneously open. Turn left, driving past the sliding gate, into the compound parking lot. The EOC is the building to your right.

Affected Counties

Imperial, Inyo, Kern, Riverside, and Siskiyou



Tropical Storm Hilary (DR-4750) – INYO COUNTY

Meeting Date

December 11, 2023 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Type

Presidential Declaration

Deadline

12/21/2023

Location

Independence Board of Supervisor Chambers
224 N. Edwards St.
Independence, CA 93526

Affected Counties

Imperial, Inyo, Kern, Riverside, and Siskiyou



Tropical Storm Hilary (DR-4750) – STATE AGENCIES

Meeting Date

December 11, 2023 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Type

Presidential Declaration

Deadline

12/21/2023

Location

Cal OES Headquarters
MPR 1 & 2
3650 Schriever Ave.
Mather, CA 95655

Affected Counties

All State Agencies



Tropical Storm Hilary (DR-4750) – RIVERSIDE COUNTY (East)

Meeting Date

December 7, 2023 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Type

Presidential Declaration

Deadline

12/21/2023

Location

Riverside County Alternate Emergency Operation Center
82-695 Dr. Carreon Blvd
Indio, CA 92201

Affected Counties

Imperial, Inyo, Kern, Riverside, and Siskiyou



Tropical Storm Hilary (DR-4750) – RIVERSIDE COUNTY

Meeting Date

December 6, 2023 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Type

Presidential Declaration

Deadline

12/21/2023

Location

Riverside County Emergency Management Department
450 East Alessandro Blvd.
Riverside, CA 92508

Affected Counties

Imperial, Inyo, Kern, Riverside, and Siskiyou



California Severe Winter Storms, Straight-line Winds, Flooding, Landslides, and Mudslides (DR-4699) – SAN MATEO COUNTY

Meeting Date

September 25, 2023 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Type

Presidential Declaration

Deadline

10/01/2023

Location

San Mateo Regional Operations Center
501 Winslow Street
Redwood City, CA 94061

***Parking Permit Required

Affected Counties

San Mateo


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DR-4482 (COVID-19) Virtual Applicants’ Briefing Presentation

FEMA-4482-DR-CA is the federal designation for the biological event with the incident period beginning January 20, 2020, and continuing. The briefing linked below is for all counties, cities, special districts, school districts, tribal governments, state agencies, and eligible private non-profit organizations that provided an essential social service in all 58 counties of the state of California. This presentation includes information related to various COVID-19 recovery programs, project applications, and applicant responsibilities and best practices.

COVID-19 Applicants’ Briefing PowerPoint Presentation 

For additional resources and information related to Recovery COVID-19 federal funding programs and resources, please visit the Recovery COVID-19 page. 

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