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Calaveras County, CA — Those impacted by the recent storms in Calaveras County can talk face-to-face with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) staff, but only for a limited time.

County OES officials have announced the opening today of the Disaster Recovery Center, which will be manned seven days a week from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the Calaveras County Fairgrounds (Frogtown) in Angels Camp. On-site will be community organizations and local, state, and federal agencies to provide additional assistance and resources. For additional information or questions, contact the Calaveras Call Center at (209) 754-2855.

Residents being evacuated from the Castle Rock Mobile Home Park in Valley Springs
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Another FEMA disaster mobile team will be out canvassing neighborhoods in the Valley Springs area tomorrow (Thursday, February 2) through Monday (Feb. 6). As previously reported, it is one of the county’s hardest-hit areas, with flooding in several areas and the evacuation of Castle Rock Mobile Home Park near lower Lime Creek Road. FEMA staff will be available to assist residents and businesses applying for federal assistance from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily. There are three ways to apply: over the phone, online, or in person:

  • Get registered for FEMA assistance. 1-800-621-3362
  • Apply for Disaster Assistance online at disasterassistance.gov
  • Apply in person at the FEMA offices

Of note, free legal advice for disaster survivors is also being offered by the Disaster Legal Assistance Collaborative (DLAC); click here for more details. 

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