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Emergency Disaster Assistance

Family Assistance Centers are available to provide emergency assistance and resources when natural disasters strike.

Are you prepared?

Are you prepared for a natural disaster?  Emergency preparedness simplifies decision making helps reduce fear, stress, and anxiety in the event of a natural disaster.

  • Make an emergency plan
  • Build or restock your emergency preparedness kit, including a flashlight, batteries, cash, and first aid supplies.
  • Familiarize yourself with local emergency plans.
  • Turn on your TV/radio. You’ll get the latest weather updates and emergency instructions.
  • Know where to go. If you are ordered to evacuate, know the route to take and have plan of where you will go.
  • Check-in with your friends and family.
  • Keep your car fueled, in good condition, and stocked with emergency supplies and a change of clothes.

Are you affected?

If you are affected (i.e., evacuated or suffered loss of property) by a natural disaster such as wildfires, floods, earthquakes…

  • Notify your command. If you are evacuated, provide a current location
  • Contact the nearest Family Readiness Center for resources and financial assistance
  • Contact your insurance provider is you have been displaced or have damaged/lost property
  • Apply online for FEMA assistance or Apply/check your status by phone at 1-800-621-3362.

Contact Us

California National Guard
Family Programs

9800 Goethe Road, Box 54
Sacramento, California 95827-9101

Service Members and families who need assistance may call the nearest Family Assistance Center during duty hours or the 24/7 Service Member and Family Assistance Helpline at 1-800-449-9662.

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