Wednesday, January 3, 2018 - 10:45

The Federal Emergency Management Agency has made federal disaster assistance available to California to supplement state, tribal and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by wildfires from Dec. 4, 2017 and continuing.

Federal funding is available to state and eligible local governments and certain private nonprofit organizations on a cost-sharing basis for emergency work due to wildfires in Santa Barbara and Ventura counties, according to FEMA.

Federal funding is also available on a cost-sharing basis for hazard mitigation measures statewide.

Following is a summary of federal disaster aid programs that can be made available as needed under the disaster declaration issued for California.

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