Sacramento County Office of Emergency Operations has recovery information and resources for re-entry, recovery, and eligibility for economic injury, physical damage, or individual assistance for both residents and businesses.
Step 1: Review Safety Information
Returning Home After a Flood
Step 2: Submit a Damage Assessment to the County
If your house, property or business has storm-related damage, report it your insurance providers and fill out the
Sacramento County Disaster Damage Report for inspection assessments of properties
Step 3: Options for Disaster Assistance
Loan Assistance through the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
Residents who suffered losses from the storms should contact their insurance companies first. Insurance delivers the majority of financial help in disasters. For losses not covered by insurance, residents can register for disaster assistance in a few ways:
- Online through disasterassistance.gov
- Use the FEMA App
- Call 800-621-3362 or 800-462-7585 (TTY), or
- Visit the Virtual Local Assistance Center, below:
- To support residents and businesses that have suffered disaster-related losses or damages, Sacramento County has opened a Virtual Local Assistance Center (LAC) to provide recovery assistance and resources to recover from the 2022-2023 Winter Storm disaster.
- The deadline to apply for FEMA disaster assistance is March 16, 2023.
Disaster Loan Assistance through the Small Business Association (SBA)
The SBA offers disaster assistance in the form of low interest loans to businesses, nonprofit organizations, homeowners, and renters located in regions affected by declared disasters. SBA also provides eligible small businesses and nonprofit organizations with working capital to help overcome the economic injury of a declared disaster. There a few ways to apply:
9072 Elk Grove Boulevard
Elk Grove, CA 95624
Open Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
- The deadline to apply for SBA disaster assistance is March 16, 2023.
Virtual Local Assistance Center for Disaster Recovery Resources
SafetyFor Contractors, Builders, Workers, Employers
- Worker and Employer Guide to Hazards and Recommended Controls
- Rebuilding Water-Damaged Homes: A manual for the safe, healthy, green, and low-cost restoration of housing English
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Disaster Funding, Grants, Loans
Disaster Tax Information
Internal Damage Assessment (IDE)
The Initial Damage Estimate (IDE) includes all reported public property damage countywide.
These estimated numbers will change with additional detail and as inspections are vetted and refined from the preliminary estimates.
As of January 25, 2023:
Summary of Preliminary Internal Damage Assessment (IDE) Submitted for Reimbursement
- Local Government: Sacramento County, the County's Department of Water Resources and the cities within the County
- Other: 2-1-1.
- Utilities and Technology: Any district or agency that provides utility service (excluding County Dept of Water Resources).