Resources After a Disaster

County Recovery Operations February Rain Event

There is no Federal Individual Assistance Grant Programs available from the February Storms.

Economic Small Business Association (SBA) loans are available for the February Rain Event.

  • Application Deadline: for business economic injury is February 24, 2020
  • Who May Apply: Small, non-farm businesses, small agricultural cooperatives, and most private non-profit organizations of any size. Small businesses include  those  that do business directly with the growers, such as truckers and suppliers of agricultural equipment or services.
  • How to Apply : Contact SBA at 1-800-659-2955, or visit SBA's website at:, or email

Community members with private property damage are encouraged to speak with their insurance companies.

Community members with additional recovery questions may contact the Orange County Sheriff's Department Emergency Management Division at 714-628-7054.

Other Resources

2-1-1 Orange County

2-1-1 Orange County, a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization, provides a comprehensive information and referral system that links Orange County residents to community health and human services and support. Designated by the California Public Utilities Commission as the provider of this nationally recognized service, 2-1-1 Orange County makes the system available 24 hours a day, seven days a week to the 3,000,000 residents of this community. Callers seeking assistance dial toll free 2-1-1 and are connected with certified, multi-lingual Information and Referral (I&R) Specialists who utilize a robust database to provide information on services such as:

  • Food
  • Shelter/Housing Resources
  • Prenatal care
  • Workforce development
  • Government assistance programs
  • Equipment resources for older adults
  • Access to health insurance programs, especially for the uninsured or under-insured
  • Urgent care, medical, dental and vision services
  • Prevention and safety services
  • Substance abuse assessment and treatment programs
  • Child development assessment services
  • Early detection and treatment programs
  • Disaster Response, including volunteer screening and charitable contributions options, during natural and manmade emergencies.
  • Support group connection
  • Parks, recreation & other municipal departments

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