For Information, call 833-688-5551

FEMA Information

FEMA Disaster Assistance and Registration

Local Assistance Center Now Open in Santa Barbara



Fact SheetUnderstanding Individual Assistance and Public Assistance

FlyerRegister for Disaster Assistance

Flyer:  Resources for People with Disabilities and Access and Functional Needs

FEMA: The Federal Emergency Management Agency can provide information about federal assistance programs. By completing an anonymous questionnaire online at­-assistance you will be given a list of potential resources based on your particular situation and needs.

Disaster Legal Services (available through Department of Homeland Security for low income disaster survivors) for assistance with:

  • Insurance claims for medical bills, loss of property, loss oflife
  • New wills, powers of attorney, and other legal papers lost during the disaster
  • Home-repair contracts and contractors
  • Problems with landlords
  • Transitional Sheltering Assistance covers the cost of staying in a participating Hotels are listed at
  • Low Interest Loans offered through the Small Business Administration for those with no or insufficient private insurance :
    • Up to $200,000 to repair or replace damaged structures
    • Up to $40,000 to replace basic possessions
  • Noninsured Crop Disaster Assistance Program (NAP) offered through the S. Department of Agriculture’s Farm Service Agency, makes payments to producers of eligible crops when there have been low yields or loss of inventory due to a natural disaster.


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Radio Ready

During an emergency when the power is out and when critical and timely information must get out to the general public, the County Office of Emergency Management will utilize satellite equipment to regularly communicate with designated County radio stations that have generators and can continue to broadcast. Visit this link for a list of stations to check if you lose power and cannot access the Internet.

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105 E. Anpamu St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Phone: (833) 688-5551