FEMA Assistance for January 22 Storm

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At a Glance

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has issued a Major Disaster Declaration for San Diego County due to the impact of the January 22, 2024 storm. FEMA will offer individual assistance to qualifying residents and businesses who were affected by the flooding from the storm.

The declaration comes after San Diego County, several local cities, including the City of Coronado, and the State of California all declared local emergencies and asked FEMA for assistance.

>> Learn More About the January 22, 2024 Storm Event


FEMA: Individuals & Households Assistance

FEMA will offer individual and households program assistance. The program provides financial assistance and direct services to eligible individuals and households who have uninsured or underinsured necessary expenses and serious needs. The financial assistance is intended to help meet basic needs and supplement disaster recovery efforts. Low interest loans will also be offered for households and small businesses through the Small Business Administration.


How to Apply for FEMA Assistance

If you were impacted by the Jan. 22 flooding, you can apply for FEMA assistance by visiting disasterassistance.gov and clicking “Let’s Get Started.”

You can also call FEMA’s phone helpline at 1-800-621-3362 daily from 7:00 am to 10:00 pm.

FEMA and Small Business Recovery Centers where San Diegans can get in-person assistance. Please note, the FEMA Recovery Centers will be permanently closing on April 19, 2024.

  • SBA Business Recovery Center Hours: Mondays – Fridays, 8:30 am to 5 pm
    Southwestern College, Center for Business Advancement, 880 National City Blvd, National City, CA 91950

  • Spring Valley County Library 836 Kempton Street, Spring Valley, CA 91977

  • Mountain View Community Center 641 South Boundary Street, San Diego, CA 92113

  • Map of locations.

When you fill out the application you will be asked to confirm:

  • Your zip code or state and city
  • If you had damage from the January 22, 2024 severe storm and flooding
  • Your area/county

The FEMA online application will have three sections:

  1. You will confirm what damages or expenses you had from the flooding and what assistance you need.
  2. You will be taken to login.gov where you can create a new account or sign into an existing account.
  3. You will be returned to disasterassistance.gov to complete your application and send it to FEMA.


Impacted San Diegans to Get Disaster CalFresh Benefits


Small Business Administration Disaster Loan Program

The Small Business Administration's (SBA) has launched a disaster loan program for San Diego County homeowners, renters, business owners and nonprofits who have been impacted by the recent storms.


At a Glance

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has issued a Major Disaster Declaration for San Diego County due to the impact of the January 22, 2024 storm. FEMA will offer individual assistance to qualifying residents and businesses who were affected by the flooding from the storm.

The declaration comes after San Diego County, several local cities, including the City of Coronado, and the State of California all declared local emergencies and asked FEMA for assistance.

>> Learn More About the January 22, 2024 Storm Event


FEMA: Individuals & Households Assistance

FEMA will offer individual and households program assistance. The program provides financial assistance and direct services to eligible individuals and households who have uninsured or underinsured necessary expenses and serious needs. The financial assistance is intended to help meet basic needs and supplement disaster recovery efforts. Low interest loans will also be offered for households and small businesses through the Small Business Administration.


How to Apply for FEMA Assistance

If you were impacted by the Jan. 22 flooding, you can apply for FEMA assistance by visiting disasterassistance.gov and clicking “Let’s Get Started.”

You can also call FEMA’s phone helpline at 1-800-621-3362 daily from 7:00 am to 10:00 pm.

FEMA and Small Business Recovery Centers where San Diegans can get in-person assistance. Please note, the FEMA Recovery Centers will be permanently closing on April 19, 2024.

  • SBA Business Recovery Center Hours: Mondays – Fridays, 8:30 am to 5 pm
    Southwestern College, Center for Business Advancement, 880 National City Blvd, National City, CA 91950

  • Spring Valley County Library 836 Kempton Street, Spring Valley, CA 91977

  • Mountain View Community Center 641 South Boundary Street, San Diego, CA 92113

  • Map of locations.

When you fill out the application you will be asked to confirm:

  • Your zip code or state and city
  • If you had damage from the January 22, 2024 severe storm and flooding
  • Your area/county

The FEMA online application will have three sections:

  1. You will confirm what damages or expenses you had from the flooding and what assistance you need.
  2. You will be taken to login.gov where you can create a new account or sign into an existing account.
  3. You will be returned to disasterassistance.gov to complete your application and send it to FEMA.


Impacted San Diegans to Get Disaster CalFresh Benefits


Small Business Administration Disaster Loan Program

The Small Business Administration's (SBA) has launched a disaster loan program for San Diego County homeowners, renters, business owners and nonprofits who have been impacted by the recent storms.

Page last updated: 04 Apr 2024, 11:26 AM