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Storm Recovery Resources

UPDATE: U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Offers Disaster Assistance to California Businesses/Residents Affected by Severe Winter Storms, Flooding - Jan. 31-Feb. 9, 2024.

See full details/apply for loans at


ACTUALIZACIÓN: La Administración de Pequeñas Empresas de EE. UU. (SBA) ofrece asistencia por desastre a empresas y residentes de California afectados por las severas tormentas invernales e inundaciones del 31 de enero al 9 de febrero de 2024. 

Consulte los detalles completos/solicite préstamos en el sitio web de la SBA

In mid-April, President Biden declared that a major disaster existed in California and ordered Federal assistance to supplement recovery efforts in areas affected by severe winter storms, flooding, landslides, and mudslides from January 31 to February 9. Read the full text announcement.
If and when additional assistance programs unfold, Los Angeles City residents and business owners affected by record-setting February 2024 storms can find updates HERE along with links to services and resources provided by City, County, California state and federal agencies through the links provided below.
A graphic showing a winding road with numbers from 1-5, each astep in the process of recovery from a disaster, including EOC activation, service request tracking and filing of insurance claims, virtual local sssitance center and debris removal, in-person assistance and home inspections, and home repairs.

Now that you've completed the LA County Damage Assessment Survey, what are the next steps in the recovery process?

Disaster recovery can be a lengthy process that does not tend to have a set end date. This graphic - Recovery Roadmap - gives context to the tentative recovery process required for the 2024 February Storms. Read more details here
Basic Needs

Clothing, medical needs, food, personal hygiene, more ...

Get help with life's necessities.
Home or Business

Clean, repair, rebuild, reopen ...

Help with cleaning and property restoration after storms.

A temporary place to stay ... 

Emergency lodging during repair or resettlement.

Repair, replacement, insurance, contents ... 

Getting back "on the road" - again.
Get Support

Legal & other professional services; volunteer help ...

Where to turn for specialized aid.

Identity, ownership, licenses, taxes, voting ...

Replace lost or destroyed paperwork.
Talk to Someone

Government representatives, counseling ...

An ear to hear; a hand to offer help.
Other Services

Help with one-of-a-kind issues ... 

Not sure where else to look?

LA City residents are encouraged to connect with MyLA311 if they require non-emergency assistance.

... for NOW!

Find answers to some frequently asked questions that the City of Los Angeles receives after large-scale rainstorms, at: Storm Recovery FAQ


Recovery information from government agencies: 

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... for the NEXT Storm!

As rains continue, prepare your home or business for flooding or other wet weather impacts with these resources:

Additional Resource Links

Get READY for Any Emergency!

Visit "Ready Your LA Neighborhood" (RYLAN)  to learn how you can plan for your home or business for any disaster and create emergency kits to serve all types of events.
Register for LA City Emergency Alerts

And, check back as more resources become available. . . 

Many City, State, and federal agencies offer post-disaster services as a part of their ongoing operations. Read and/or download the PDFs linked in the boxes below, for if or when you might need them

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LA City Recovery Services
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Servicios de Recuperación de Desastres de la Ciudad de Los Ángeles
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California and LA County Recovery Services